Do I need to add Stripe webhooks ip addresses to my droplet?

Following is the Stripe documentation. I’m using webhooks in my MERN stack, which is on a droplet.

Your integration must be able to reach any of Stripe’s fully qualified domain names for it to function properly. Depending on how your integration operates, you may need add them to an allowlist.

To help your integration operate securely, it must also verify that it’s communicating with through one of our listed IP addresses.

If your integration also receives webhooks from us, make sure these events originate from a Stripe webhook IP address.

They include a list of their ip addresses for webhooks. Does this mean I need to whitelist them? Thanks in advance!

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Bobby Iliev
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June 16, 2024


If you are not using any firewall, there is nothing additional you need to do. Your integration should function properly out of the box.

If you are using a firewall, feel free to share more details on the exact firewall that you are using and I will be happy to guide you through on how you could allow those Stripe IPs.

For example, if you are using a software firewall like UFW on your Droplet, you would need to access your droplet via SSH and then:

  • Update your firewall rules to allow incoming requests from Stripe’s IP addresses. For example, using UFW, you can add a rule like this:

    sudo ufw allow from <Stripe IP address>
  • Verify that the rule is in place:

    sudo ufw status

If you’re using a DigitalOcean managed Cloud Firewall, you can refer to the documentation to add the necessary rules.

- Bobby

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June 16, 2024


You need to whitelist them only if you are blocking these type of connections with your Firewall.

If you are blocking calls on ports, you might need to allow them, yes.

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