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Tested on OpenBSD 6.3 and 6.4

Install OpenBSD on Vultr

If you need a new OpenBSD server, make sure you have your public SSH key handy, then…

register at Vultr

Deploy an instance, for example:

  1. Server Location: pick your prefered location
  2. Server Type: 64 bit OS, OpenBSD 6.3 x64
  3. Server Size:
  4. Additional Features: None
  5. Start Script: None
  6. SSH Keys: Add new key
  7. Firewall Group: No firewall
  8. Server Hostname & Label: www

In a minute your sever will be deployed. Login using the new IP address and your private SSH key (assuming it’s in the default location: ~/.ssh/id_ed25519):

$ ssh root@XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX
OpenBSD 6.3 (GENERIC) #349: Thu Oct 11 13:25:13 MDT 2018

Welcome to OpenBSD: The proactively secure Unix-like operating system.

Please use the sendbug(1) utility to report bugs in the system.
Before reporting a bug, please try to reproduce it with the latest
version of the code.  With bug reports, please try to ensure that
enough information to reproduce the problem is enclosed, and if a
known fix for it exists, include that as well.


Read afterboot(8).

Setup a web server.

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