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Why was the lamp-18-04 slug used for the new 20.04 image?

I just suffered a ~1 hour server outage on a routine redeploy due the the image slug lamp-18-04 actually deploying Ubuntu 20.04. You can see in the screenshot that the Digital Ocean API returns the slug for the new LAMP image based on Ubuntu 20.04 as lamp-18-04!

Was this intentional?

In my opinion this is a critical issue and should be fixed ASAP. If the lamp-18-04 slug is no longer available it should be removed, not redirected.

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For reference, in case there is an issue with the slug again, the image id is:

68574510 lamp-18-04 LAMP on Ubuntu 18.04 Ubuntu 20 GB

Full screenshot link in case it’s unclear in the original question: https://imgur.com/a/afSNX22


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The lamp-18-04 image needed to be rebuilt. It is live now.

I’m terribly sorry for your outage. The Ubuntu 20.04 image is now correctly tagged as lamp-20-04. We are updating our process to ensure this doesn’t happen again.

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