RunCloud One-Click Droplet is Now Available on DigitalOcean Marketplace

We are happy to announce that RunCloud One-Click Droplet is available on DigitalOcean Marketplace.

RunCloud One-Click Droplet allows you to spin your new DigitalOcean servers with RunCloud images and straightly manage your servers inside RunCloud Panel afterward.

No need to connect your droplet through IP Address or spin the server inside our panel again.

Step 1. Create Your RunCloud One-Click Droplet

Login to your DigitalOcean account and create your droplet.

Instead of choosing Ubuntu 16.04/18.04/20.04, you can click Marketplace tab and search for RunCloud.

There are two RunCloud images in DigitalOcean Marketplace:

  1. RunCloud-18.04 with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  2. RunCloud-20.04 with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Select one of them, for example RunCloud-18.04, then continue the process to create a droplet.

For authentication, you can choose to use root password or SSH keys. For this example, we will create root password for our new droplet.

Once the droplet is created, you will see your new droplet with RunCloud logo.

Step 2. Claim Your Server To RunCloud Account

RunCloud generate a verification link that is accessible via SSH. It allows you to claim the server and add it to your RunCloud account.

Login to server via SSH

Please login to your server as the root user using Terminal (Mac OSX / Linux) or Powershell / Putty (Windows). Please change “youripaddress” with the IP Address of your server.

ssh root@youripaddress

Get or copy the verification URL

After you have logged in to your server, you can see the verification URL to claim your server.

This verification URL will be valid only for 24 hours.

Register / login to RunCloud

It is recommended that you have a RunCloud account before using RunCloud One-Click Droplet.

If you did not have an account yet, you can register here for free.

Open the verification URL to claim your server

After you have logged in to your server, you can open the verification URL in your browser.

Add the server name and click “Claim This Server” button to claim your ownership of the server.

After few moments, you will redirected to your Droplet/Server summary page.

Congratulations! Claim process was successful and you can start manage your droplet via RunCloud Panel.

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Summary

RunCloud is a cloud server management tool that allows you to maintain full control of your server and host multiple web applications with fast and easy configuration. With RunCloud, you don’t need to be a Linux expert to host your website, powered by DigitalOcean.

With this RunCloud One-Click Droplet release, you can have 4 different ways to setup your DigitalOcean servers using RunCloud.

  1. RunCloud One-Click Droplet, spin your RunCloud servers directly from your DigitalOcean dashboard.
  2. Direct Server Provisioning using DigitalOcean API, spin your DigitalOcean servers directly from RunCloud dashboard.
  3. Direct Server Installation via IP Address and root password
  4. Manual Server Installation via IP Address

RunCloud One-Click Droplet is the fastest one because no need to do an extra step to setup your server with RunCloud.

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