How to get Static IP for Droplet?

April 9, 2019 681 views

Hi Team,

How to add static ip to droplets, i tried with floating ips but its not resolving with ping...

1 Answer

You already get static a static IP address.

Ping requests are dropped by DigitalOcean firewall by default change your firewall configuration to allow incoming ping requests to be able to ping.

Disabling ping requests is a security mesure for preventing attacks like ping flood.
You can try to SSH into your server by:

$ ssh root@your_droplet_ip_address

Traffic on SSH port(port 22) is allowed by default by D.O. firewall to allow remote access.

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