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I created a droplet but I am confused on why floating IP's are useful. Does the default IPv4 of your droplet ever change?

I am essentially asking if the default IPv4 is dynamic and will change.

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Hi there @bigpey,

All Droplets come with 1 static IPv4 address.

Regarding what floating IP addresses are used for, I would recommend going through this blog post here for a quick introduction on how to use floating IP addresses:

https://www.digitalocean.com/blog/floating-ips-start-architecting-your-applications-for-high-availability/

Hope that this helps! Regards, Bobby