I have an error in creating a droplet

│ Error: Error creating droplet: POST 422 (request "b17f42e6-326a-43be-a2a0-539c344ee746") You specified an invalid image for Droplet creation.
│   with digitalocean_droplet.njogubless,
│   on line 7, in resource "digitalocean_droplet" "njogubless":
│    7: resource "digitalocean_droplet" "njogubless" {

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Bobby Iliev
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June 1, 2023
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Hi there,

The error message indicates that you are trying to use an invalid Droplet image. Can you share your file here and mainly the this resource:

resource "digitalocean_droplet" "njogubless"

The following should work as expected as long as you provide a valid image name:

resource "digitalocean_droplet" "web" {
  image  = "ubuntu-20-04-x64"
  name   = "web-1"
  region = "nyc2"
  size   = "s-1vcpu-1gb"



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June 1, 2023

Hey @njogubless,

It seems that you are using an invalid image for Droplet creation. The image’s name you have specified is on line 7.

You can check this docs to see all the images on your account:

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