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How to Create a DigitalOcean Account?

Posted by Allura on 02 12 2019.

Introduction
This script administers the ways to create a DigitalOcean® account which can be employed in creating a Droplet™ containing the cPanel & WHM drive image.One can go through our How To Install cPanel on DigitalOcean documentation to get knowledge about cPanel & WHM on DigitalOcean servers.Create a DigitalOcean Account
Steps:
1.    Navigate to DigitalOceanBegin by maneuvering to the DigitalOcean site.
Users will then be able to click on the Sign-Up option available in the top right corner. Thereafter the page will come up.2.    Enter Your Account InformationThe next step for the user would be to write his full name, email address, and desired password in the respective text boxes.
Proceed by clicking on Continue paving the way for the email confirmation page to appear.3.    Confirm Your Email AccountThe user should confirm his email account for receiving a confirmation message.
The user needs to click on the link that he…

Introduction

This script administers the ways to create a DigitalOcean® account which can be employed in creating a Droplet™ containing the cPanel & WHM drive image.

One can go through our How To Install cPanel on DigitalOcean documentation to get knowledge about cPanel & WHM on DigitalOcean servers.

Create a DigitalOcean Account

Steps:

1.    Navigate to DigitalOcean

  • Begin by maneuvering to the DigitalOcean site.
  • Users will then be able to click on the Sign-Up option available in the top right corner. Thereafter the page will come up.

2.    Enter Your Account Information

  • The next step for the user would be to write his full name, email address, and desired password in the respective text boxes.
  • Proceed by clicking on Continue paving the way for the email confirmation page to appear.

3.    Confirm Your Email Account

  • The user should confirm his email account for receiving a confirmation message.
  • The user needs to click on the link that he will see in the email message paving the way for the Billing Info page to appear.

4.    Enter Billing Information

  • Introduce all your billing information. The DigitalOcean receives credit cards, debit cards, and PayPal® payments.
  • After you are done with all the work, simply click on Save Card allowing the Project page to come up.

Enable Two-factor Authentication

For boosting up security, users can employ this two-factor authentication. Make sure that you do this process keeping your smartphone and Google Authenticator app with you for getting the confirmation and other messages.

Steps:

  1. Click on the Security option available under the Account option paving the way for the Account page to come up with the Security tab.
  2. Users will have to select the Enable Two-factor Authentication. The method window of this authentication will be shown.
  3. After selecting the Authenticator app, the user will then click on Continue. The Connect your app window will appear thereafter flashing a QR code.
  4. The next step would be the scanning of the QR code with the help of the Authenticator app.
  5. This Authenticator app will show a 6 digit code that the user has to put in the Enter authentication code text box and complete the process by clicking on Submit. Users will then notice the Now, add a backup method window appearing on the screen.
  6. Next, the user has to put the Backup codes and select the Continue option.
  7. Finally, complete the whole procedure by clicking on Download as a .txt file option.

Henceforth, whenever the user will sign in, he will have to enter the 6-digit code for confirming his identity.

Conclusion

Everything about the DigitalOcean account is reviewed in this article.