Deploying a Minimal API using plumber on DigitalOcean

  • Posted December 17, 2018
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Hello! I try to deploying a minimal API using plumber on DigitalOcean

I followed the all instruction steps thoroughly After command id <- do_provision() I have an error (Error: Region is not available), here is the log

THIS ACTION COSTS YOU MONEY! Provisioning a new server for which you will get a bill from DigitalOcean. Waiting for authentication in browser… Press Esc/Ctrl + C to abort Authentication complete. Using default ssh keys: Error: Region is not available In addition: Warning message: You have not specified any ssh_keys. This is NOT recommended. (You will receive an email with the root password in a few minutes

Why is my region is not available?


I have made the all of previous steps. The command do_provision() should make droplet, but it returns the Error. Also I tried to use do_provision(unstable = TRUE) and do_provision(unstable = TRUE, example = TRUE). But I get the same error “Region is not available”.

My region right now is Singapore

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Thank you, Jarland!

I managed to go a little further. I needed to provide region as an argument. But I still could not deploy Plumber. Here is the log and traceback:

plumber::do_provision(region = ‘sgp1’) THIS ACTION COSTS YOU MONEY! Provisioning a new server for which you will get a bill from DigitalOcean. Using default ssh keys: Caelestis, hppc NB: This costs $0.00744 / hour until you droplet_delete() it Waiting for create … New server fingerprint: a6:28:21:ec:bf:2c:7f:3e:77:de:da:84:d5:88:5e:70:e9:82:41:4f 2 C:\Users\CAELES~1\AppData\Local\Temp\Rtmp67l0BA\file804066ec378e/cWMJuYpixl Error in file(con, “wb”) : cannot open the connection In addition: Warning message: In file(con, “wb”) : cannot open file ‘C:\Users\CAELES~1\AppData\Local\Temp\Rtmp67l0BA\file804066ec378e/cWMJuYpixl’: No such file or directory

traceback() 9: file(con, “wb”) 8: writeBin(data, target) 7: (function (data, filepath) { target <-, as.list(c(to, filepath))) if (verbose) cat(sprintf(“%10d %s\n”, length(data), target)) if (is.null(data)) return(dir.create(target, recursive = TRUE, showWarnings = FALSE)) writeBin(data, target) })(as.raw(c(0x30, 0x0a)), “cWMJuYpixl”) 6: ssh::scp_download(session = session, files = remote, to = local, verbose = TRUE) 5: cat(ssh::scp_download(session = session, files = remote, to = local, verbose = TRUE), sep = “\n”) 4: do_scp(droplet, local, remote, user, scp = “download”, keyfile, ssh_passwd, verbose = verbose) 3: analogsea::droplet_download(droplet, paste0(“/tmp/”, randName), tf) 2: droplet_capture(droplet, “swapon | grep “/swapfile” | wc -l”) 1: plumber::do_provision(region = “sgp1”)

Hey friend,

I’m not an expert on this software, but I did some digging and I found a tip on how to expose debugging data from here:

It seems that running “traceback()” can gather more information. Could you do that and let us know a bit more about the variables behind this attempt to create a droplet?