What does the 'Droplet Limit' mean?

Is it a limit on how many droplets can exist at once, or how many you are allowed to create? If it is a limit on how many you can create, is it by week/month/year/etc? I understand it can be raised, I just don’t know what it actually means.

For example, when I created my account I created and destroyed a couple droplets to understand the process. These boxes are destroyed. Do they count against my limit?

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The “Droplet Limit” is the maximum amount of droplets you can have running at any one point. The default is 5, so if you have 5 droplets running, you cannot make a 6th.

Hello, all

If you want to increase your droplet limit you’ll need to follow these steps:

You can request a Droplet limit increase via your DigitalOcean Control panel. Then go to ‘Settings’ -> ‘Profile’ -> And hit the 'Increase’ button.

Once there, you’ll want to click the Increase link to open the form to increase your account’s current limit.if you’re having a limit of 25 the option to increase the limit to 50 should work instantly and the limit will be increased to 50 droplets.

If you require a higher limit, then fill out the form and after you’ve submitted the form, it will then be passed on to DigitalOcean’s support team for review.

Hope that this helps! Regards, Alex

it does not make sense that limit the droplet size. I’ve create a support ticket for increasing the limit but no response yet. This is very bad for customers.