Able to ssh to my droplet but unable to ping or call my services deployed on the droplet.
What I want to achieve
The response I am getting
curl: (7) Failed to connect to 188.8.131.52 port 9898: Connection refused
What I have done so far
I just created an Ubuntu droplet, I am able to ssh to this droplet without any problem. Deployed my API, API calls are success if I do curl with localhost:port.
However when I try to call the API from my personal laptop it fails. I am unable to ping droplet’s IP from my personal laptop. I searched various websites for possible answers, found few solutions stating enabling/disabling and allowing particular IP using “ufw” but that solution is not working. I even tried modifiying Firewall rules through Digital Ocean Control Panel to allow inbound traffic for tcp/udp/ssh/http/https/icmp from all IPv4 and IPv6 but it isn’t working either.
lsof -i :9898
COMMAND PID USER FD TYPE DEVICE SIZE/OFF NODE NAME R 231 root 15u IPv4 69259 0t0 TCP localhost:9898 (LISTEN)
Status: active To Action From -- ------ ---- OpenSSH ALLOW Anywhere 22/tcp ALLOW Anywhere 80/tcp ALLOW Anywhere 443/tcp ALLOW Anywhere OpenSSH (v6) ALLOW Anywhere (v6) 22/tcp (v6) ALLOW Anywhere (v6) 80/tcp (v6) ALLOW Anywhere (v6) 443/tcp (v6) ALLOW Anywhere (v6)
Even disabled ufw but it is still not working
Deleted the Firewall rules from DigitalOcean Control Panel still no response.
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