Install RPort on any virgin cloud VM
Learn how to install the RPort server on any public cloud-based virtual machine.
It's always a good habit to apply all pending updates before installing the application. Also, reboot the machine to have the latest kernel with all security updates running.
apt-get update && apt-get -y dist-upgrade && reboot
Log in again using SSH and make sure 👉 you are the root user.
Install RPort on any virtual machine on the cloud. Damn simple.
The installation of the RPort server consists of several steps. We compiled a handy script that does everything for you. 🪄 Fire it and let the magic begin.
curl https://get.rport.io -o rport-install.sh
⏱️ The script needs approximately 2 minutes to finish. If all goes well, you will get a URL and a random password for the login to the graphical user interface.
💁 Insider tipYou can start the installation with your own FQDN, for example
bash rport-install.sh --fqdn rport.example.com. The FQDN must exist and it must reolve to the public IP address of your server.
The cloud-installer has finished. Your rport server is ready.
👉 Point your browser to the URL of your RPort server and log in with the user
adminand the randomly created password. Check your inbox and grab the token for the two-factor authentication.
After successfully starting your RPort server instance, you should