Question

Add droplet by API to LoadBalancer return error

I tried this command ( the token and the dropletids has been edited)

curl -X POST
-H “Content-Type: application/json”
-H “Authorization: Bearer aaaaaaaaaaa”
-d ‘{“droplet_ids”: [327455XXX,327455XXX]}’
https://api.digitalocean.com/v2/load_balancers/a6929bc5-2df6-48d7-a0d1-dc9eb5de5feb/droplets

But always return {“id”:“unprocessable_entity”,“message”:“only one target identifier (e.g. tag, droplets) can be specified”,“request_id”:“436541b0-7f36-4eb4-8c00-c05fae5c0693”}

I had this code working for more than 2 years but since 2 months doesnt work (I also changed the old token for a new one… with the new token I can create droplets or delete it but not add to the LoadBalancer)


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KFSys
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November 21, 2022

Hi @sergiob5ce772fe6d9daca9c85,

By checking the Api DOCS:

I’ve seen the request should be like this:

  1. curl -X POST \
  2. -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
  3. -H "Authorization: Bearer $DIGITALOCEAN_TOKEN" \
  4. -d '{"droplet_ids": [3164446, 3164447]}' \
  5. "https://api.digitalocean.com/v2/load_balancers/4de7ac8b-495b-4884-9a69-1050c6793cd6/droplets"

and the post request to be for https://api.digitalocean.com/v2/load_balancers/{lb_id}/droplets.

Is it possible you’ve provided the wrong LB_ID in your post request?

FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu After 2 hours… I see that LoadBalancer has configured a TAG… xD

Another question, how change the tag of LB ?