Unable to access server after resizing droplet

January 17, 2014 1.6k views
I just upgraded my droplet to a higher RAM capacity and I used the command "shutdown -h now" to power off. I then resized my droplet and booted it up using the DigitalOcean control panel. Since then, I'm no longer able to SSH into my droplet, as it says "Operation timed out", and I can't access my sites as well. The only way is to access through the DigitalOcean Console Access but httpd and sshd seems to be running. I have zPanel installed on my server but the RAM usage seems to be much lower now (100+MB instead of 490MB when everything's fine). When I try to ping, it doesn't seem to be able to connect to the internet (unknown host). Can't believe that all this happened while I was upgrading my specs. Can anyone help me? Thanks in advance.
3 Answers
I've fixed it, checked the log files and apparently it was OpenVPN screwing up. Stopped it and everything's fine again.
Hello, please can someone help me too. I am Unable to access server. On the console, It gives me error E486 : Pattern not found: localhost with a RED background colour
why don't you use puTTy to get in there.

you find the instructions here: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-create-ssh-keys-with-putty-to-connect-to-a-vps

if you could get in, then you can run clean to fix the errors. you can also check the log file to see what issues you have.
by Pablo Carranza
This tutorial runs through creating SSH keys with PuTTY to connect to your virtual server.
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