Host servers for others

Is it possible to host servers for other for small financial compensation on DigitalOcean? For example selling a Minecraft server for $7 a month, $5 for the server and $2 because I did it? Does this violate any TOS?

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You’re welcome to resell, though we currently do not offer anything white-label, so all IP’s could easily be traced back to us with a simple look up. If that’s not an issue, then you’re fully capable of deploying and selling – many businesses do this with us as well as numerous other providers :-).

Most use the API in some way, so if you need some degree of automation, that’s what I’d recommend taking a look at:

Hi @ljacob229

You can do that, but then you’re running the server in your account and you will be responsible for securing/updating the server - and you would also be responsible for anything on the server to be legal and not disruptive to DigitalOcean.