Unable to create more than 1 droplet using API "You have reached your droplet limit"?

Posted July 8, 2018 2k views
APIRubyApplicationsUbuntu 16.04


I’m new to DigitalOcean and I’m trying to build a ruby application that creates 10 droplets and use SSH to create local posts.

I have a basic account and it shows I can create up to 15 droplets whereas when I try to create using Ruby & API it show’s me the following error:

C:/Ruby24-x64/lib/ruby/gems/2.4.0/gems/dropletkit-1.4.3/lib/dropletkit/errorhandlingresourcable.rb:14:in `block (2 levels) in included’: 403: {“id”:“forbidden”,“message”:“You have reached your droplet limit.”} (DropletKit::Error)

Kindly suggest what’s I’m doing wrong.


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Hello friend!

That should be returning from our side, meaning there should be no error in anything you are doing. I’ve made some changes on this end to try to mitigate this. Can you try again for me? It may be a good idea to go ahead and open a support ticket if it continues.

Kind Regards,

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