Why Use a Deploy Account?1:02 with Jay McGavren
It's considered best practice for your developer account to have limited access, and to create a separate deployment account with full control over the system. You can use the deployment account to set up your app and deploy new versions, and use your development account for day-to-day maintenance tasks, secure in the knowledge that making a mistake won't break everything.
To follow along you're going to need administrative access to a Linux server. If you don't have one set up, see our Linux Servers on VirtualBox workshop.
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