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  • Tutorial

    How To Create an Image of Your Linux Environment and Launch It On DigitalOcean

    DigitalOcean's Custom Images feature allows you to bring your custom Linux and Unix-like virtual disk images from an on-premise environment or another cloud platform to DigitalOcean and use them to start DigitalOcean...
    By Hanif Jetha Custom Images Solutions DigitalOcean Ubuntu 18.04
  • Tutorial

    How to Create a DigitalOcean Droplet from an Ubuntu ISO Format Image

    DigitalOcean's Custom Images feature allows you to bring your virtual disk images from an on-premise environment or another cloud platform to DigitalOcean and use them to start DigitalOcean Droplets. As described in...
    By Hanif Jetha Solutions DigitalOcean Custom Images Ubuntu 18.04
  • Question

    Private IP is not created for custom image

    I am using the API to spin up a droplet that uses a custom image. I have enabled private ip at the time of creation but no network is created in the droplet. I can see in the DigitalOcean control panel that private ne...
    Accepted Answer: The device itself is properly created ( ens4 ) so the missing piece is likely the integration of the metadata with the interface configuration. This is generally done with cloud-init, which should be aware of using th...
    1 By zboyet Custom Images Networking
  • Question

    Can I use a vps for offensive tests please ?

    I was wondering if I set up a droplet for debian OS and then added couple repository to the apt source list. downloaded Kali OS to do offensive tests. Will it be tolerated by digital ocean ? can I do pentesting via a ...
    Accepted Answer: Hello, Generally this type of testing is ok as long as it's not detrimental to service in terms of negatively affecting others on the platform / your hypervisor. Our Security team at that point will take action on tha...
    2 By sim4n6 Custom Images
  • Question

    Are the provided OS images server or desktop variants?

    I apologize if the answer is obvious, but I couldn't find any information about this. Are the provided operating systems images (e.g. Ubuntu 20.04 (LTS) x64, Fedora 32 x64, etc.) server versions or desktop versions of...
    Accepted Answer: Hi there @Leviathan, The images are based on the server versions. You can also bring your own images in case that you have some specific requirements that the default images do not meet, for more information on how to...
    1 By Leviathan Custom Images Initial Server Setup
  • Question

    How do I upload and use a custom image if Windows images are not supported?

    When I upload a custom image in .raw format from my Windows PC to be used as an icon for my project I get an error, We don't support the format of your image. Please try again with a supported image format (raw, qco...
    Accepted Answer: Hi there @thr333one, It sounds like you've got two rather different types of images confused here. The first, which I don't think you want based on "as an icon for my project", is a virtual machine image. These are wh...
    2 By thr333one Custom Images
  • Question

    Create a pre-installed image for marketplace like Cloudways

    I have just switched from DigitalOcean to Cloudways due too their extremly fast recipe with Varnish + Apache + Nginx ( - and it increased my server by 300% d...
    Accepted Answer: We love big ideas! :) Thanks for sharing this feedback.
    1 By mattiasf Nginx Apache Caching WordPress Custom Images Automated Setups Initial Server Setup One-Click Install Apps Server Optimization
  • Question

    Uploading A Cloud-enabled 3rd Party Custom Image from SolarWinds

    Purchased & received a .ZIP file containing image.MF, image.OVF & image.VMDK files from SolarWinds; it's a threat monitor collector (for the Cloud). These files are sized 241 bytes, 8K and 992MB uncompressed respectiv...
    Accepted Answer: The 100 GB limit for custom images applies to the virtual disk inside the image as well as the file size. For example, this vmdk file is only 5.7G: $ ls -lah debian-9.7.vmdk -rwx------ 1 asb lxd 5.7G Jan 26 19:32 deb...
    1 By doktor1360 Custom Images
  • Question

    How to upload custom image from DO Spaces without making it publicly available ?

    Hello, Having preconfigured system image, containing some sensitive data, I would like to upload it from Spaces without making it publicly available, even for a moment. I found out that it is possible from this tutori...
    0 By Yannek DigitalOcean Object Storage DigitalOcean Spaces Custom Images DigitalOcean API and CLI (doctl)
  • Question

    Droplet created from personal custom image

    Hello everyone! :) So I have created a droplet with Ubuntu 20, I have installed apache, mysql, php and everything I need.. I made it work perfectly as I need it. Then I decided to create a image by following this tuto...
    2 By hrvojeZap Ubuntu 20.04 Custom Images
  • Question

    How to delete remaining docker digest in Images when tag are already removed ?

    Hi, I have create a docker private repository in Images. I push multiple docker images and tag them with versions number. Yesterday, I try to clean the repository by removing all the old versions of the image (old tag...
    1 By jeremiecampari Custom Images Docker DigitalOcean Spaces
  • Question

    CDN (Content Delivery Network) Spaces Cache Problem

    Hi our spaces CDN (Content Delivery Network) Edge Cache TTL is set to 1 hr. Having deleted an image 3 days ago it still appears on the internet? I cleared my local cache, used a different browser and even tried mobile...
    1 By Kay86 Caching CDN Custom Images
  • Question

    Ant media server configuration/provisioning

    It looks like it's easy to create a droplet that includes Ant Media server. I would like to know how to configure / provision that droplet. I'm trying to set up a livestreaming server for a local yoga studio. Expect...
    1 By jschauer Scaling Custom Images High Availability Getting Started
  • Question

    How to rebuild droplet by marketplace app?

    Hi, I created a droplet from marketplace app, how could I rebuild the droplet with it? Thanks
    2 By imj Custom Images DigitalOcean Miscellaneous
  • Question

    No network on a droplet created from a custom Ubuntu 20.04 image

    Hello, I have created a custom image - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on Virtualbox following the Digital Ocean instructions (
    1 By laureng Ubuntu 20.04 Custom Images Networking
  • Question

    DigitalOcean Container Registry - Spaces Region

    I have set up a DigitalOcean Container Registry which is backed by Spaces. I host my applications primarily out of NYC regions The Container Registry created its storage space in AMS3 not NYC3. The problem: - This wo...
    0 By scottmc Container DigitalOcean Custom Images
  • Question

    Digital Ocean marketplace custom application hosting

    I have built a custom application which runs on a kubernetes cluster. I tested out a wordpress application on a kubernetes cluster from the digital ocean marketplace. The database and the application was automatically...
    1 By josecl Custom Images Clustering Configuration Management Initial Server Setup DigitalOcean Managed Kubernetes
  • Question

    Can you download an image

    I would like to download an image for safe keeping. Server not being used.
    1 By postmasterClam Custom Images
  • Question

    Did DigitalOcean change the way hostnames are set for droplets from custom images?

    It used to be the droplet's name, but now it seems to be the original hostname. I'm running on a mountain pile of errors from my droplets because of that uninformed change. Iaas should be reliable. The smallest of cha...
    1 By joseassumpcao Custom Images
  • Question

    Ubuntu 14.04 custom image install error

    Hi, after i uploaded my custom image and made it into a VPS in the installation screen i get this error. "Your installation CD-ROM couldn't be mounted. This probably means that the CD-ROM was not in the drive. if so y...
    1 By tiffanystripe Custom Images Ubuntu