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Why can't I connect to my droplet?

Posted October 17, 2017 2.1k views
UbuntuDigitalOcean

I can’t ping my server IP,but can connect via digitalocean console.

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  • Connecting via the console inside your DigitalOcean account is effectively accessing your droplet from within the network (LAN). Pinging / Connecting to your droplet is trying to access the droplet over the WAN (Internet)

    Have you enabled / altered anything before this started to happen or have you never been able to connect to your droplet?

    Firewall could be a reason you cannot access your droplet for example

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This question was answered by @synapse:

Connecting via the console inside your DigitalOcean account is effectively accessing your droplet from within the network (LAN). Pinging / Connecting to your droplet is trying to access the droplet over the WAN (Internet)

Have you enabled / altered anything before this started to happen or have you never been able to connect to your droplet?

Firewall could be a reason you cannot access your droplet for example

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