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How to append the Public Ip address of a newly created droplet to an .env file on the host.

  • Posted February 15, 2021
  • Docker

I am trying to append the IP address of a freshly created droplet, into a .env file which the scripts will then copy onto the droplet for one of the applications to use there is a Eval command i can issue before the copy , is there any means to get the IP address and append it to the .env file in the format "url=http://123.456.789.234:5050: 5050 being the port the application needs in its env file and of course no quotes

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Hi there,

I recently posted an answer on how to get the IP address of a new Droplet when creating the Droplet via the DigitalOcean API, you can take a look at the answer here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/create-droplet-via-api-then-get-public-ip-address-and-store-as-a-variable

Hope that this helps! Regards, Bobby