Install discourse alongside WordPress in a dedicated server


(Tharindu Pramuditha) #1

I have asked a question earlier today about how to have multiple instances in a single server and what are the ideal configurations I need for the new server.

After hours of researching I have decided to use the dedicated server I already have in FastComet. The reason behind this decision is simply it has got a E5-2680 v3 @ 2.50GHz + 16gb of ram where I have installed few WordPress sites and it’s barely breaking a sweat.

My server is managed so I can have FastComet guys install the packages I want. What are the possibility to run discourse instances in this server? Is it possible to install docker containers on a optimized server for WordPress with nginx without having issues in the future?


Multiple discourse instances in a single server
(Bhanu Sharma) #2

Totally possible, Yet it needs some additional configuration over the vanilla install.

Definitely possible, I’m running a similar setup but Future is unpredictable so I can’t speak of anything happening there.


(Cameron:D) #3

It’s possible. There is a guide here for getting Discourse running through another instance of nginx on the host:


And the rest of the WordPress sites on the server can continue to run as they currently are.


(Tharindu Pramuditha) #4

Thanks for the hope @itsbhanusharma and @Cameron_D.

I have already sent this guide to FastComet team. Technical team will reach out to me and let me know if there’s any issues, otherwise I will surely breakdown the process into parts and publish a guide here so other users can save themselves from spending hours and hours figuring out what to do.


(Bhanu Sharma) #5

In case there is anything that they can’t figure out, be sure to post it here, I may be able to help out with the way I configure my own instance.