Vultr Integration

How to Deploy a Vultr Server Instance

Sign in to Vultr after creating an account.

Navigate to the sidebar and select Products.

Select the + button.

For Choose Server, select Cloud Compute.

For Server Location, select a location for the proxy server.

For Server Type, select Debian 9, Debian 10, Ubuntu 18.04 or Ubuntu 20.04.

For Server Size, select a pricing plan.

For SSH Keys, select the Add New button.

Open the system terminal application or command prompt.

Type this command and press Enter until the process completes.

ssh-keygen

The command output will show the file paths to use for private id_rsa and public id_rsa.pub SSH keys.

Your identification has been saved in FULL_PATH/.ssh/id_rsa. Your public key has been saved in /FULL_PATH/.ssh/id_rsa.pub.

Type this command and press Enter until the process completes.

ssh-keygen -y

Copy the public key output to the clipboard.

ssh-rsa PUBLIC_KEY

Go to Vultr.

For Name, type key.

For SSH Key, paste the public key.

Select the Add SSH Key button.

Select the key that was just created.

Finish creating the instance by selecting the Deploy Now button.

When the instance is created, copy the IP Address to use during the installation processes.

Type this SSH command, but with the actual id_rsa file path from ssh-keygen and IP address from the virtual server instance.

ssh -i ~/./ssh/id_rsa root@10.20.30.40

Press Enter.

The command line will ask the following question.

Are you sure you want to continue connecting?

Type yes and press Enter to connect to the server.