Saturday, April 27, 2013

Node, Rabbit, Ubuntu Tech POC

For the machine hosting Node.js and RabbitMQ, I am using Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS Server 32-bit.  Here are the high level configuration steps:

  1. Download and install Ubuntu ( on the target machine.
  2. Install the Gnome Classic desktop.
  3. Configure a static IP address for your server...I found this link helpful:
  4. Configure VNC...this link was helpful: 
  5. Configure FTP...this link was helpful:
  6. Install's the link:
  7. Install RabbitMQ:
  8. Secure the server:

That's about it ...

And at this point it cannot be accessed from the internet...only on the LAN.