Install GridPane on: Vultr, DigitalOcean, Linode

In this post, we will learn how to install GridPane on

  • Vultr Server
  • DigitalOcean Server
  • Linode Server

Let’s start.

Notes

First, you need to create a GridPane account. GridPane offers free account with the following features:

  • Free for 1 VPS
  • Free for 20 WordPress Sites
  • Free Let’s Encrypt SSL
  • phpMyAdmin for each website
  • Limited Support (Email)
  • ….

Just go to this link, choose Free Forever Plan, fill your information and Register.

Second, you need to register an account at DigitalOcean, Vultr or Linode (and don’t buy VPS/Server there). Because when you install GridPane, it automatically creates 1 VPS/Server in the Vultr, DigitalOcean, Linode account.

Install GridPane on Vultr Server

1. Log in to Vultr > Account, or follow this link

Click Enable API

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Click to Copy API Key

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2. Log in to GridPane > Your Settings

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Click VULTR API

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Paste Vultr API Key Create

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Done.

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3. Back to GridPane.com > Click Vultr

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You will the message. We need to whitelist two IPs in Vultr

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4. Log in to Vultr > Account, or follow this link then Click API

Enter IP > Add

 

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5. Go back to My.GridPane.com > Click Vultr

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Fill the information

  • Name: Name for your server
  • Server Plan: Choose the plan you want
  • Available Regions: Choose near your area
  • Enable Vultr Backups

Then click Create Server

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It will show the message

Click Close and scroll down, you will see

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When completing, you will receive an email

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Done

Install GridPane on DigitalOcean Server

1. Login DigitalOcean.com > Then click MANAGE > API

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Click Generate New Token

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Enter token name (write anything) and Select Scopes (Read & Write). Then click Generate Token

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and here is your token. It only show once 🙂 Remember copying.

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2. Log in to GridPane > Your Settings

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Paste the token > Create

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3. Click Home > DigitalOcean > Enter Server’s Info

  • Name: write anything
  • Server Plan: choose plan what you want
  • Available Regions: Choose near your area
  • Enable DigitalOcean backups: Yes or No

Then click Create Server

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It will show Server CredentialsCopy to Clipboard and Closegridpane-digital-ocean-create-server2-min

and wait….

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Created successfully.

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and you will receive an email.

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Done. 🙂

Install GridPane on Linode Server

1. Login to LinodeMy Profile

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Click API Tokens > Add a Personal Access Token

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Fill information

  • Label: write anything
  • Expiry: Never
  • Access: Select All or Linodes (Read/Write)

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Then click Submit. It will show the Access Token. Copy this token

2. Log in to GridPane > Your Settings

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Click LINODE API > Paste the access token > Create

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Done

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3. Back to My.GridPane.com > Click Linode > Fill the Server’s Info

  • Name: write anything
  • Server Plan: choose plan what you want
  • Available Regions: Choose near your area
  • Enable Linode backups: Yes or No ($2/month)

Then click Create Server

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It will show Server credentials

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Click Close and Wait.

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Done.

If you have any questions, just comment below.

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