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Can we add the droplet's ssh fingerprint to the droplet data?

I have a suggestion. I am using up ansible play books to provision servers on demand. One issue with ansible and digital ocean is the ssh fingerprint of the new server. It is possible to work around the new finger print prompt in ansible. Wwhat I found to be problematic was if an IP address was reused (as happened when testing). SSH failed and the play book halted. If you could modify your creation api to provide the new server’s fingerprint it would be easy to spin up and provision a new server adding it to the known hosts file.

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Just to be clear. I want the finger print included in the response to the creation event so that automation tools like ansible can cleanly ssh into it right after creation.

Opening a remote console doesn’t help tools like ansible work

Any update on this request? This would be really handy!

Please make fingerprints available via the dashboard and API.