Why IP-address of droplet is blocked during posting comments in youtube site using vpn server installed on digitalocean droplet

I made only one droplet with account which I am using for posting that ticket. In droplet I installed Outline vpn server and OpenVPN server. Using as Outline vpn client and OpenVPN client I cann’t post comments in youtube. Without vpn I can leave comments on youtube

Submit an answer

This textbox defaults to using Markdown to format your answer.

You can type !ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!

Sign In or Sign Up to Answer

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

Bobby Iliev
Site Moderator
Site Moderator badge
February 26, 2024


The issue you’re facing is likely related to how external services like YouTube detect and manage traffic coming from VPNs, rather than anything specific to DigitalOcean’s network or your Droplet’s configuration.

YouTube and many other online platforms have mechanisms in place to detect and sometimes block or restrict traffic they identify as coming from VPNs.

This is often due to concerns about avoiding spam, abuse, or circumventing geo-restrictions.

If possible, consider creating a new Droplet which will have a different IP address. You can try creating the Droplet in a Different region as well.

I would also recommend checking your web console to see if there are any specific errors that occur when you try to post a comment.



Try DigitalOcean for free

Click below to sign up and get $200 of credit to try our products over 60 days!

Sign up

Featured on Community

Get our biweekly newsletter

Sign up for Infrastructure as a Newsletter.

Hollie's Hub for Good

Working on improving health and education, reducing inequality, and spurring economic growth? We'd like to help.

Become a contributor

Get paid to write technical tutorials and select a tech-focused charity to receive a matching donation.

Welcome to the developer cloud

DigitalOcean makes it simple to launch in the cloud and scale up as you grow — whether you're running one virtual machine or ten thousand.

Learn more
DigitalOcean Cloud Control Panel