Can I completely disable outgoing / all traffic of an droplet?


as you may already know by the Title, this post is about disabling all or just outgoing traffic of an droplet.

Is this possible?


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It’s possible to do that with a Cloud Firewall. Check out that tutorial for more info.

Once you’ve created the Firewall, delete all outbound rules like this:


Apply the Firewall to your Droplet and all outgoing traffic will be disabled.