Question

Does Digital Ocean allows installing external python modules?

Posted August 1, 2016 2k views
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I am building a scraper to scrap some cloudflare protected sites using python, but after few successful scraping attempts cloudflare shows Captcha page. I wanted to know if Digital Ocean allows to run python using a cron job and change its ip time to time so that ip do not get blocked or detected as Bot.

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Yes you can install external python modules and set up cron jobs to schedule their execution but you cannot change your droplet’s IP address from time to time directly.

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