Can DigitalOcean Functions connect via the VPC network to DigitalOcean Droplet VM?

I know I can connect via non-VPC IP but Traffic within a VPC network doesn’t count against bandwidth usage. So I would like to save some bandwidth if possible.

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Bobby Iliev
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February 25, 2023

Hey @akamhy,

I believe that this is not possible at the moment. For example, if your app makes a request to a Droplet, that request will not count towards the app’s bandwidth allotment, but the Droplet’s response will count towards the Droplet’s bandwidth allotment, and will be billed with the Droplet’s rate if it exceeds its own transfer limit. All products have their bandwidth pooled separately.

The best thing to do to get your voice heard regarding this would be to head over to our Product Ideas board and post a new idea, including as much information as possible for what you’d like to see implemented.

Hope that helps!

- Bobby.

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