WordPress Migration to Cloud

Goal:  Migrate a Wordpress Site from a hosted provider to an IONOS cloud instance. Video:  Check out the Webinar where we walk through this process As a reminder, it is always important to test prior to making any production changes. that is why this how to starts with restoring the WordPress site to another

WordPress Migration to Cloud2022-05-05T15:30:44+00:00

Install Mysql on Ubuntu Instance

These cloud-init files will download and install Mysql Server onto an Ubuntu 20.04 LTS instance in the IONOS cloud.  The Deploy 1 file should be used if you are getting an IP address via DHCP.  The Deploy 2 file should be used if creating a private network and statically assigning an IP address. Please

Install Mysql on Ubuntu Instance2022-03-02T15:01:54+00:00

Change Windows Administrator Password (2 Ways)

If you are running Windows server 2016 or 2019, change the admin password by following the steps below: Log into the server either directly by IONOS console or by using Remote Desktop. Press the Windows key + i to open Windows Settings. Navigate to Accounts and open the Sign-in Options. Scroll to the Password

Change Windows Administrator Password (2 Ways)2022-02-02T15:34:43+00:00

Terraform Ubuntu WordPress Server

The below Terraform files will create a new IONOS VDC and server instance, as part of the provisioning process we are also base64 encoding the cloud-init-wp-install.yaml file and setting that for our cloud-init or user_data which will run on first boot only. Prerequisites: You will need terraform installed Hashicorp how to install Terraform You

Terraform Ubuntu WordPress Server2022-03-01T14:04:46+00:00

Change Ubuntu Linux Authentication

Create an SSH key on your local system  Instructions Login to your instance using the IONOS console function by right clicking on your instance and choosing “Console”  use username root and previously set password Mac/linux copy the command above changing yournewusername and remote_host to the

Change Ubuntu Linux Authentication2022-02-16T18:35:29+00:00

Simple Terraform Ubuntu Linux Build

The below Terraform files will create a new IONOS VDC and server instance, it will also copy a locally specified SSH key for the root key and finally copy a hello.txt file to /tmp/hello.txt.  Once deployed you will be able to login to the instance with your SSH key. Prerequisites: You will need terraform

Simple Terraform Ubuntu Linux Build2022-01-28T18:26:29+00:00

Kubernetes whoami deployment

Using the steps below we will create a kubernetes cluster and worker nodes within the IONOS environment, we will then deploy a simple whoami environment that will take an incoming http request and display information on the incoming IP address and browser. Setup IONOS managed Kubernetes in DCD Login to DCD and go to

Kubernetes whoami deployment2022-01-28T19:10:42+00:00

Cloud-init wordpress install

Create a single Wordpress instance using a cloud-init config and bash script Login to the DCD via https://dcd.ionos.com Create a new data center from the Data Center designer menu in the upper left and select the region from the drop down below the description area Add a server item by clicking on server from

Cloud-init wordpress install2022-02-10T19:20:08+00:00

Setup Opensense Firewall with NAT and HA_Proxy

Step1: Upload OPNSense ISO image to IONOS account.  OPNSense download location https://opnsense.org/download/ IONOS FTP upload instructions https://docs.ionos.com/dcd/administration/images-and-snapshots#uploading-an-image Step2: Build FW instance and windows instance for initial bastion host access Create a single instance for OPNSense of 2 cores 4 Gig RAM 40 gig HDD (SSD is not required as the firewall see OPNSense Firewall

Setup Opensense Firewall with NAT and HA_Proxy2022-02-14T15:47:45+00:00
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