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App Platform Bug - Cant set as a trusted source for Database Cluster

There is a bug in the new App Platform. If you use DigitalOcean Database Cluster, you cannot select an App Platform app as a trusted source. Pretty glaring oversite!

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Hi all,

This has been implemented and can be achieved by following the steps here:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/app-platform/how-to/manage-databases/

Hope that this helps! Regards, Bobby

Hi casey7398,

You can now add an app to the trusted sources of your Postgres, Mysql and Redis Managed Databases.

Best, Moises

Is there any updates on this yet?

Yeah…this is more than a bit of a show stopper for anyone needing DB support that isn’t PostgreSQL or that needs to use their own DB cluster.

I was excited to get everything wired up and got my project deployed with just the DB to sort out. Unfortunately, you can only either unset trusted sources, which is a pretty big deal for most folks, or you can attach a database…but only PostgreSQL is currently an option (at least in the NY region)? Hrmm.

So far, so good, but the database stuff should be sorted out ASAP. At the very least, perhaps allow folks to select the entire App platform IP range for a sane alternative. Still not great, but way more reasonable. Wide open just doesn’t work for most anyone doing anything serious…or at least it shouldn’t ;)

Thanks for the work you guys are doing on the App platform. Excited by the possibilities!