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From Mark Hahn <m...@hahnca.com>
Subject Re: kanso hosting?
Date Wed, 24 Oct 2012 19:19:07 GMT
Thx

On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 12:06 PM, Keith Gable <ziggy@ignition-project.com>wrote:

> Password-based authentication is the default. You login with your user's
> credentials, which if you used Ubuntu Server, you created in setup. AMIs
> generally use keypairs, but if you're installing locally, I wouldn't
> suggest using an AMI.
>
> Your VM should probably also be set up to use a bridged network, and you'll
> have to accept the server's certificate on the first connection.
>
> You'll never be able to set up a keypair if you can't get in some other
> way. Normally, you would just drop your local ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub's contents
> into ~/.ssh/authorized_keys on the server to do key-based authentication.
> Some ancient and/or misconfigured systems require more steps. Don't use
> those.
>
> ---
> Keith Gable
> A+ Certified Professional
> Network+ Certified Professional
> Storage+ Certified Professional
> Mobile Application Developer / Web Developer
>
>
>
> On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 1:44 PM, Mark Hahn <mark@hahnca.com> wrote:
>
> > >  Try password-based authentication first.
> >
> > Can SSH use passwords?  I googled until my head fell off and I couldn't
> > find out how to do that.  There were 10,000 articles about setting up key
> > pairs which I already knew.  Oh well, I guess I am doomed to use AWS and
> > vagrant for servers.  I can live without knowing how to set up a ubuntu
> > server from scratch.  I'll lie on my resume.
> >
> > On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 8:28 AM, Keith Gable <ziggy@ignition-project.com
> > >wrote:
> >
> > > Try password-based authentication first. Once that's working, then work
> > on
> > > key-based authentication. If you're using PuTTY, you have to run
> Pageant
> > > and also convert the key to PuTTY format.
> > >
> > >
> > > ---
> > > Keith Gable
> > > A+ Certified Professional
> > > Network+ Certified Professional
> > > Storage+ Certified Professional
> > > Mobile Application Developer / Web Developer
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 10:36 PM, Mark Hahn <mark@hahnca.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > FWIW, I ended up using vantage and it worked great.  When i didn't
> make
> > > > stupid mistakes, it only took a few minutes to get a good headless
> dev
> > > > environment going in virtualbox on windows 7.
> > > >
> > > > On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 1:43 PM, Mark Hahn <mark@hahnca.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Yeah, I'm used to just running ssh.  I'll have to get the key files
> > > over
> > > > > using ftp or dropbox.
> > > > >
> > > > > On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 12:45 PM, bsquared <bwcode4u@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > >> On 10/23/2012 11:15 AM, Mark Hahn wrote:
> > > > >> >> I could not find a ppa for a current couchdb, but I
did find
> > > several
> > > > >> > sources with directions.
> > > > >> >
> > > > >> > thanks.
> > > > >> >
> > > > >> > My biggest problem now is just trying to get ubuntu running
> > headless
> > > > in
> > > > >> > virtualbox.
> > > > >> >
> > > > >> > On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 11:09 AM, bsquared <bwcode4u@gmail.com>
> > > > wrote:
> > > > >> >
> > > > >> >> On 10/22/2012 12:08 PM, JC de Villa wrote:
> > > > >> >>> On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 2:53 AM, Mark Hahn <mark@hahnca.com>
> > > wrote:
> > > > >> >>>
> > > > >> >>>> I have a number of servers on AWS for my day
job.  For my
> > weekend
> > > > >> >> projects
> > > > >> >>>> I need a free dev environment.  My wife doesn't
like spending
> > > > money.
> > > > >> >>>>
> > > > >> >>>> I'm sure I can find a solution.  I'm working
with webfaction
> > now
> > > to
> > > > >> see
> > > > >> >> if
> > > > >> >>>> they can donate the hosting.
> > > > >> >>>>
> > > > >> >>>> I spent a half-day trying to set up my dev environment
in
> > > > virtualbox
> > > > >> on
> > > > >> >> my
> > > > >> >>>> local PC.  But all I could find were ubuntu
desktops and I
> just
> > > > want
> > > > >> a
> > > > >> >>>> headless server with SSH.  That is all I'm familiar
with.  I
> > > tried
> > > > to
> > > > >> >> set
> > > > >> >>>> one up myself but it was a disaster.
> > > > >> >>>
> > > > >> >>>
> > > > >> >>>  Here's the page for the server download:
> > > > >> >>>
> > > > >> >>> http://www.ubuntu.com/download/server
> > > > >> >>>
> > > > >> >>> Although I'd suggest compiling your own couchdb,
since the
> only
> > > one
> > > > >> >>> available from the repo is version 1.0.1. I'm sure
there's a
> ppa
> > > > >> >> somewhere
> > > > >> >>> for a more up-to-date version, but compiling on
ubuntu it is
> > > fairly
> > > > >> >> trivial.
> > > > >> >>>
> > > > >> >>
> > > > >> >> I could not find a ppa for a current couchdb, but I
did find
> > > several
> > > > >> >> sources with directions.  I made a quick reference here:
> > > > >> >>   gist.github.com/3940371
> > > > >> >>
> > > > >> >> --
> > > > >> >> Regards,
> > > > >> >> Brian
> > > > >> >>
> > > > >> >>
> > > > >> >
> > > > >> By headless I assume that you mean you don't wish to run X. Just
> > have
> > > a
> > > > >> server for telnet / ssh.
> > > > >>
> > > > >> You are not limited to Ubuntu by the way.  You may want to look
at
> > > > >> Arch-Linux, or RedHat.  Anyway ...
> > > > >>
> > > > >> I found this:
> > > > >>
> http://askubuntu.com/questions/16371/how-to-disable-x-at-boot-time.
> > > > >>
> > > > >> --
> > > > >> Regards,
> > > > >> Brian
> > > > >>
> > > > >>
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>

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