Using floating IP for outbound connections
I just setup a droplet and assigned it a floating IP. I believe it should be possible to configure the OS (Ubuntu in my case) to use that floating IP for all outbound connections instead of the anchor IP, I just don;t know how to accomplish this.
I need to do this reliably because I am connecting to an external API that requires connections to come from a whitelisted IP. And changing the whitelist is a slow manual process so my hope is to use the floating IP to ensure it shouldn’t have to be changed even if I have to rebuild the server or something.
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