How to update the IP address of the old droplet to a new IP address with the same domain name

  • Posted August 12, 2014

The old droplet was created for Ubuntu 14.04 server. However because of compatibility problem of PHP5.5, we created a new droplet to downgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 with the same domain name with new IP address. We wanted now the same domain to point to the new IP address.


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You can point your domain name to the new IP address/droplet by editing your DNS records and replacing the old IP address with the new one: DNS - DigitalOcean Control Panel.