Before installing EasyESP
Follow this steps:
1. Get EasyESP script
No longer available for new purchases
2. Get a domain name
Sign in at ‘my.freenom.com’ to get a free domain name (.tk) using name servers and IP addresses below.
If you want a paid one (.com), this is ok:
3. Download the SSH client ‘PuTTY’ on your local computer
Choose the ‘putty.exe’ application ( you don’t need to install anything ) or ‘Windows installer’ from the Package files list.
4. Create a Droplet on ‘Digital Ocean’ and log in to the server with PuTTY
Click on button below to take a droplet NYC3 – Debian 8.** x64 on Digital Ocean.
‘Choose $5 /mo ($0.007 /hour)‘ and ‘Choose a hostname‘, ( ex: alter.withyourdomain.com ).
Save the IP address and the password of your server that riceived via email from Digital Ocean in a text file.
Create a new password and save it in a text file.
-using this URL you receive $10 to use in your Digital Ocean account-
Log in to your server using PuTTY
Usage tip: By selecting something and the new empty line in the text file, simply Right-Click on ‘PuTTY’ to Paste and Run.
5. Take an Snapshot to your clean server
If you mess up something you can restore droplet and start again with the same IP address and password.
( There is NO NEED SHOOT DOWN or POWER OFF the droplet to take a snapshot. )
6. Be sure you have installed FileZilla and Notepad++ in your computer
In this video you see how to connect to server using FileZilla Client. You don’t need to do anything here for now.