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Encrypted good; insecure bad.
We first need to install certbot from Let's Encrypt since that will do most of the hard work for us.
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install software-properties-common sudo add-apt-repository universe sudo add-apt-repository ppa:certbot/certbot sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install certbot python-certbot-nginx
Now that certbot it installed, we can grab a certificate. We'll have daphne consume it so we don't need certbot to mess with our nginx file.
sudo certbot certonly --nginx
The tool …
How to setup MySQL for Django in Ubuntu 18.04
Installing System Packages
The first step is obviously to install MySQL itself, which is easiest to do using your systems package repository. In my case, I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 on a Digital Ocean droplet.
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install mysql-server libmysqlclient-dev
Securing the Database
Now we can work on some initial setup of the new database server. Conveniently, MySQL provides a tool that walks you thru the basics of securing the installation. The …
Serving a Django web application with Daphne and Nginx
I'll be deploying a Django 3.0 web application on a Digital Ocean droplet running Ubuntu 18.04. The web app will be served by Daphne and Nginx.
I'll be running Django using Python 3.8.1 which isn't currently available as a package on Ubuntu so I'll be installing it from source. The files are available on python.org.
You could use wget to download the files straight from the remote machine, but …