error msg="Remotedialer proxy error" error="dial tcp i/o timeout"

For two days now when I TRY to access my DO domains I keep getting the following error: "error msg=“Remotedialer proxy error” error=“dial tcp i/o timeout” When I did a WHOIS it said it was DigitalOcean SGP. When I checked the status it said it was operational so why is it timeing out??? Thanks.

Submit an answer

This textbox defaults to using Markdown to format your answer.

You can type !ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!

Sign In or Sign Up to Answer

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.


It sounds like that port 8080 is closed, I will advise you to follow the steps here on how to open the port:

I don’t know what happened but it just started working again OK.

Try DigitalOcean for free

Click below to sign up and get $200 of credit to try our products over 60 days!

Sign up

Featured on Community

Get our biweekly newsletter

Sign up for Infrastructure as a Newsletter.

Hollie's Hub for Good

Working on improving health and education, reducing inequality, and spurring economic growth? We'd like to help.

Become a contributor

Get paid to write technical tutorials and select a tech-focused charity to receive a matching donation.

Welcome to the developer cloud

DigitalOcean makes it simple to launch in the cloud and scale up as you grow — whether you're running one virtual machine or ten thousand.

Learn more
DigitalOcean Cloud Control Panel