After publishing my #Nextcloud setup guide, a couple of people asked me whether they can host on shared hosting.
TL;DR - Yes!
@kev worth adding a note on enabling e2e encryption right after install. without that on a shared hosting setup basically you are putting your data at the mercy of sysadmins of the host... so without encryption you can consider using a shared host equal to making your content public.
@gergolippai good point. I’ll be sure to add that.
@kev but Nextcloud can add a lot of server performance hit so your account can be closed by hosting company.
@maigonis absolutely. The responsibility is on the person setting it up to check that out.
@kev Many thanks for the guide, it helped me to get started (and get the courage to do it). Worked almost like a charm. If enabling "Server-side encryption", one must make sure to read documentation @ https://docs.nextcloud.com/server/16/admin_manual/configuration_files/encryption_configuration.html (both to avoid functional errors of not being able to upload files and to understand the security ramifications).
@kev One more thing... Thanks for your advice on which shared hosting providers to choose. Mine (webonic.hu) was assigning namely ridiculously low amount of memory, so you can imagine how features like talk or gallery have (not) worked. I'm strongly considering moving my domain over to them.
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