Unnecessary requests are coming from AS14061 DigitalOcean, LLC

I have a webserver running on my digital ocean vps but in the vps whenever someone opens my website many requests start to come from AS14061 DigitalOcean, LLC this hostname if I block it my website stops working stops working.

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Hi there,

There are a few things that come to my mind which might be causing this for you:

  1. Monitoring or Health Checks: If you’ve set up any monitoring or health check tools within your DigitalOcean dashboard (like monitoring the uptime of your Droplet), these will generate requests to your server from within DigitalOcean’s network.

  2. Load Balancers: If you’re using DigitalOcean’s Load Balancers or any CDN services that run on DigitalOcean, the traffic from these services might also originate from AS14061.

Where exactly do you observe those requests? Is in in your web browser console or in your server logs?

If you’ve enabled the DigitalOcean Uptime Monitoring service, it periodically sends requests to check on your server’s health. If you feel you’re receiving excessive requests due to this, consider adjusting the monitoring settings. You should consider reducing the frequency of checks or defining the checks to be executed from fewer regions.

Let me know how it goes!



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