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How can i add droplet under LoadBalaancer using python-digitalocen

Posted May 9, 2020 418 views
Python Frameworks

Hi all,

I am using python-digitalocen framework .I am trying to access LoadBalancer Module for adding droplets under the loadbalancer but i am not able to do.can anyone help out how can i do this.below is my code and the error i amgetting,

import digitalocean
api_key='api_key'
manager = digitalocean.Manager(token=api_key)
l=digitalocean.Account(token=api_key)
lb=digitalocean.LoadBalancer(token=api_key)
lb.add_droplets([191337309])

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/home/mypathshala-1/PycharmProjects/digital_ocen/load_balancer.py", line 7, in
lb.add_droplets([191337309])
File "/home/mypathshala-1/PycharmProjects/digital_ocen/venv/lib/python3.8/site-packages/digitalocean/LoadBalancer.py", line 288, in add_droplets
return self.get_data(
File "/home/mypathshala-1/PycharmProjects/digital_ocen/venv/lib/python3.8/site-packages/digitalocean/baseapi.py", line 198, in get_data
raise NotFoundError()
digitalocean.NotFoundError

Can anyone help me out of this,thanks in advance

edited by asb

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Hi @gopimdvk,

I dug into this after seeing your question here, and unfortunately it looks like a bug in python-digitalocean.

I’ve proposed a fix here:

https://github.com/koalalorenzo/python-digitalocean/pull/316

If you are blocked on this, here’s an example of how to add a Droplet to a load balancer using python-requests directly:

import os
import json
import requests

token = os.getenv('DO_TOKEN')
api_base = 'https://api.digitalocean.com/v2'
lb_id = "aaa-111-bbb-222-ccc"
droplet_id = 123456

payload = {'droplet_ids': [droplet_id]}
headers = {'Authorization': 'Bearer {0}'.format(token),
           'Content-type': 'application/json'}
url = api_base + "/load_balancers/{0}/droplets".format(lb_id)
r = requests.post(url, headers=headers,  data=json.dumps(payload))

r.raise_for_status()
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