Basically I just followed the official manual to start my instance:
You can set up the server itself quite easily. Maybe a tricky part is to find a reliable SMTP server and set up an usable email address, which is required to verify your account etc.
As I have used a mail hosting by infomaniak.com fortunately, I created a mail address there this time too.
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Explicit hate speech and harassment strictly forbidden.
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