How to choose web service resource type and basic or start plan?

I deployed my first app platform via doctl and this application is running. That’s cool!

See the app running in production []

Now I want to a new deploy with the same git source, but via control panel, but my .do.yaml file is recognized with a function. The correct thing would be a web-sevice. The basic or start plan options too do not appear.

See how it appears

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[](second step)

Where am I going wrong?

I need it to be like this python example []

See my .do.yaml file []

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Greg M
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December 9, 2022


So in the UI you can edit a resource type that you have added.

When you’re looking at your app in the UI go to:

  • Create
  • Create Resources From Source Code
  • <choose the provider for your resource>
  • Hit Next
  • On this screen you will see your resource, there is a pencil button on the right side. Press the pencil button
  • Under Resource Type, hit Edit
  • In the drop down you can choose the component type (Web Service, worker… etc)

If you wanted to do this in doctl, you can just add to your app spec under the “services” components. You can download your existing app spec from the apps settings tab.

Once you have updated your app spec, you can update your app with:

doctl app update <app id> --spec /path/to/your/app/spec.

The app id is the id in the url of your app (<your app id>/...)

You can also obtain this with doctl app list

Please let me know if you run into issues.


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