Question

How do I login to a droplet where I forgot to whitelist the SSH port

Posted September 30, 2019 302 views
DigitalOcean Firewall

Hi,

So I forgot to add port 22 to the Firewall whitelist and now I can’t login.

Also, I can only login to my droplet using SSH key.

Is there a way around this? Or should I destroy the droplet and create a new one with the port whitelisted?

Thank you.

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Hello,

You can use the web console through the DigitalOcean control panel. Here’s a step by step instructions on how to regain access to your droplet:

https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/droplets/resources/console/

Hope that this helps!
Regards,
Bobby

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