Question

Ping command after VM starts

I have a VM in SGP1. Everytime when it starts I can see this:

1245 ? S 0:00 ping -c 20 107.170.58.1 1246 ? S 0:00 ping -c 20 google.com

Why do you DigitalOcean run these commands from my VM??? What else do you run at start?


Submit an answer

This textbox defaults to using Markdown to format your answer.

You can type !ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!

Sign In or Sign Up to Answer

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

Want to learn more? Join the DigitalOcean Community!

Join our DigitalOcean community of over a million developers for free! Get help and share knowledge in Q&A, subscribe to topics of interest, and get courses and tools that will help you grow as a developer and scale your project or business.

root@sg1:/etc# cat rc.digitalocean #!/bin/bash

This is an autogenerated script made during the imaging process

we ping out on bootup to trigger correct port mapping.

You can remove this, but we don’t recommend it. See our FAQ.

ping -c 20 107.170.58.1 &>/dev/null & ping -c 20 google.com &>/dev/null &

Is it so difficult to post a link to your FAQ?