Create your first VPS on Vultr

If you ever wondered how to create your own server on Vultr

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This guide is meant for beginners, who have never created a VPS before

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Create your VPS

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Select your server type

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Our high performance compute instances are perfect for your web application or development environment.

Instances are powered by high clock speed CPU’s and NVMe local storage to power your most demanding applications.

Stay in full control of your environment with high performance single-tenant dedicated servers.

Say goodbye, noisy neighbors! Deploy cloud instances with dedicated CPU, SSD drives, and RAM just for you.

Select a server location

03 Vultr

Select a operating system

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05 Vultr

Select the specs of your server

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Deploy your server

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Server overview

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Connecting to the server

ssh root@136.244.81.25
The authenticity of host '136.244.81.25 (136.244.81.25)' can't be established.
ECDSA key fingerprint is SHA256:E4VbM7b7i2jZO8aBgKSL1jfh6Td9Gv7TTswsSmGHc70.
Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)? yes
Warning: Permanently added '136.244.81.25' (ECDSA) to the list of known hosts.
root@136.244.81.25's password:
Welcome to Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.15.0-74-generic x86_64)

* Documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com
* Management: https://landscape.canonical.com
* Support: https://ubuntu.com/advantage

System information as of Wed Feb 12 13:01:10 UTC 2020

System load: 0.0 Processes: 83
Usage of /: 9.4% of 24.55GB Users logged in: 0
Memory usage: 12% IP address for ens3: 136.244.81.25
Swap usage: 0%


0 packages can be updated.
0 updates are security updates.


root@thanos:~#

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