@PitaJ Why does it appear to me it installs neither redis or mongo?
edit: found this post https://community.nodebb.org/topic/4325/set-up-nodebb-via-environment-variables
NodeBB is designed to work best under a virtual private server. Using a traditional hosting service is not recommended as they do not have the capabilities to power NodeBB effectively.
Thank you for your interest in NodeBB!
Heroku also has a free tier and it is the easiest setup I've found.