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How to set up Dropshare with Uberspace

 

Uberspace is a hosting platform targeted at people who want to look behind the scenes, do things we didn’t anticipate and generally prefer working with a text-based console.

In this article, we'll explain how to set up Dropshare with Uberspace. We assume you already have an account at Uberspace.

You have two different options to access your Uberspace account via SSH: Password or SSH key.

Password

When using a password (make sure you set a password in the dashboard), open the Dropshare connection preferences, select New ConnectionCustomized Cloud and SCP over SSH. Set up the following preferences:

Hostname Your Uberspace hostname (found in the Datasheet)
Username Your Uberspace username (found in the Datasheet)
Password The password you set in the dashboard
Upload Path Your Uberspace DocumentRoot (found in the Datasheet, can also be a sub folder but must be created on the server first), usually /home/username/html/
URL to Path Your Uberspace HTTPS URL, found in the Datasheet (if you use sub folders, append them to the URL), usually https://username.uber.space

 

SSH Key

When using a SSH key (make sure you set a public key in the dashboard), open the Dropshare connection preferences, select New ConnectionCustomized Cloud and SCP over SSH. Set up the following preferences:

Hostname Your Uberspace hostname (found in the Datasheet)
Username Your Uberspace username (found in the Datasheet)
Password The password of your SSH Private Key, optional
SSH Key Pair Your SSH Private and Public Key
Upload Path Your Uberspace DocumentRoot (found in the Datasheet, can also be a sub folder but must be created on the server first), usually /home/username/html/
URL to Path Your Uberspace HTTPS URL, found in the Datasheet (if you use sub folders, append them to the URL), usually https://username.uber.space

 

Click on Test Connection and you're ready to go with Dropshare and Uberspace.

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