Chapter 3: Deploy WordPress

Go to Proxmox, in the left sidebar click on local -> Content -> Upload

Proxmox upload template

Choose Container template and select the TurnKey WordPress template file, then click on Upload

Proxmox upload template
Proxmox template uploading

Click on Create CT

Proxmox create CT

Use these settings, then click on Next:

  • CT ID: 180100
  • Hostname: [Website Domain name]
  • Password: [Container password]
ClearOS create CT step 1

Choose the Turnkey WordPress template, then click on Next

ClearOS create CT step 2

Choose the disk size of your website container, then click on Next

ClearOS create CT step 3

Choose the number of cores for the container, then click on Next.

You will be able to adjust this setting after the installation completes and whenever you want.

ClearOS create CT step 4

Choose the number of memory for the container, then click on Next.

Also in this case, you will be able to adjust this setting after the installation completes and whenever you want.

ClearOS create CT step 5

Use these settings, then click on Next:

  • Bridge: vmbr2
  • IPv4: Static
  • IPv4/CIDR: 192.168.180.100/32
  • Gateway: 192.168.180.1
ClearOS create CT step 6

Click on Next.

ClearOS create CT step 7

Click on Finish.

ClearOS create CT step 8
Proxmox create container

When Proxmox ends the container creation process, start the container

Proxmox start container

Start the container console and check that the container is running, the system should offer to login when it is ready

Proxmox container console

Open a terminal window and use this command to connect to the container, use the [Container password] that you just created:

ssh root@192.168.180.100

Type in your [MySQL root password] and press enter

Turnkey step 1

Confirm your [MySQL root password] and press enter

Turnkey step 2

Type in your [Wordpress admin password] and press enter

Turnkey step 3

Confirm your [Wordpress admin password] and press enter

Turnkey step 4

Type in the email address where you would like to receive system notifications and press enter

Turnkey step 5

Position the cursor on Skip and press enter.

To position the cursor on Skip, hit the tab key, then the right arrow key.

Turnkey step 6

Position the cursor again on Skip and press enter

Turnkey step 7

Be sure to position the cursor again on Install and press enter

Turnkey step 8
Turnkey step 9

When the system finishes to install the updates, use the reboot command to reboot the server

reboot

Turnkey reboot

When the container finishes to reboot, you should be able to reach your WordPress site from your domain name:

http://[Website domain name]

Turnkey Wordpress

Go to

http://[Website Domain name]/wp-login.php

  • User name: admin
  • Password: [Wordpress admin password]

Press Login, then update WordPress  and you are ready to go!

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