How to add a text file to the .well-known directory on app platform -- apple merchant verification

I’ve got a domain being served by Digital Ocean’s serverless app platform. This domain has apple pay functionality set up. Apple wants to reverify the certificate it uses for apple pay, and to do that I need to add a text file downloaded from apple to

How can i handle that on the app platform? TIA!

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Bobby Iliev
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March 22, 2024


The way to do that would be to create a .well-known/ and add the text-file-here.txt directly in your GitHub repository.

Then once you push that change to your GitHub repository the DigitalOcean App Platform will automatically detect the change and deploy it to your app.

Changing the files directly on the App Platform is not a good idea as the App Platform storage is ephemeral, meaning that all changes made directly to the App Platform will be lost after the next redeployment.

Let me know if you have any questions!



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