On first login, you will be prompted to change your root password. Change it and make sure that you can recall the new password.
The default LAMP installation uses a random password for MySQL root. You will be asked to change it. The current password is displayed when you login.
Issue the following command to change the MySQL root password.mysqladmin -u root -p 'xxxx' password 'yyyy'
Replace xxxx with the current password and yyyy with the new password. Please see the screen-shot below.
Issue the following command to start the secure installation of MySQLmysql_secure_installation
Since we have already changed the mysql root password, you can safely say
to the 'root password change' prompt.
Follow the on screen instructions and complete the installation.
Issue the following commands to update ubuntu
Follow the on screen instructions and select
yes if asked
to confirm the upgrade.
We require php5-curl for Watch My Domains SED. Issue the following command to install it.
apt-get install php5-curl
Watch My Domains SED is provided as a ZIP file. You will need unzip to open it. Install unzip by issuing the following command.
apt-get install unzip
Type the following to remove the MySQL password message and reboot the system.
rm -rf /etc/motd.tail
shutdown -r now