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by Justin Ellingwood
Is it possible to enable user-data after droplet creation?
More importantly, I really want to store the discovery URL that I generated. Is the "user-data" stored somewhere so I can have easy access while trying to add a new machine to my cluster?
@shivab You can access it using curl http://169.254.169.254/metadata/v1/user-data Check out the docs on the metadata service.
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You can't add cloud-config to an existing droplet. Just destroy it and create a new droplet with your user-data.
ok. destroy and create a new one. Couldn't we have a more flexible solution? Or destroy and create a new droplet is lightweight for DO. : )