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  • Tool

    Bandwidth Calculator

    Estimate and understand your Droplets' bandwidth allowance on DigitalOcean.
    By MattIPv4 DigitalOcean DigitalOcean Accounts
  • Question

    How to point GoDaddy Domains to DigitalOcean (year 2020)

    Hi, I have a domain name from GoDaddy and want to host my website on DigitalOcean. I followed instructions such as "What should my DNS be (
    Accepted Answer: Hello, @unitydigital Could you please let me know when exactly did you changed your namerservers to,, The thing is DNS changes might take up to 48 hours...
    1 By unitydigital DigitalOcean Accounts
  • Question

    Domain name already exists?

    My client previously had hosting in DigitalOcean and pointing to registered domain name. And now we facing an issue is that our new hosting server want to point back the previous domain name but it still holding by th...
    Accepted Answer: Hello, @tkjayaojs May I ask if you have access to the domain name, I mean if it's controlled by you, e.g you're the one that registered or have access to the domain name's renewal and etc? If you have access to the d...
    3 By tkjayaojs DigitalOcean Accounts
  • Question

    What happens when the $100 credit expires?

    I would like to know what happens after the 60 Days of credit. I have paid the initial $5 and I want to know if after the credit expires will I still have the $5 on my account credit.
    Accepted Answer: Hello, @henrymendeez I believe that this question was previously asked in our community: I will put the answer provided by jarland here ...
    1 By henrymendeez Billing DigitalOcean Accounts
  • Question

    Does Digital Ocean have a DOS Protection Stragegy?

    I have tried several cloud providers(google, aws), but I have always fallen victim to DOS attack, fake martian packet attacks, that cripple down my servers, I have had to shutdown my servers. I have just configured a ...
    Accepted Answer: Hi @wangoloj, At Datacenter level, <^>DigitalOcean<^> is well-protected.<^> Even if DDoS attack happen to Datacenter, you should still be able to use site normally<^>. There was an answer on Community about measures D...
    3 By wangoloj DigitalOcean Accounts
  • Question

    adding members to a team

    I have created a team for my project. I want to add new members to the team. According to the docs, I should be able to go to ACCOUNTS and see TEAMS. But for the life of me, I can't find that link anywhere. Can anyone...
    Accepted Answer: Hello, @richardmiles01 You can invite team members during the team creation or later via the control panel. I'll add the page from the official documentation as well:
    2 By richardmiles01 DigitalOcean Accounts
  • Question

    Can me and my partner share an account?

    I know teams exist, however, we cannot use a team as we have to pay through PayPal (and teams can only be paid with a credit card). Me and my business partner want to share an account (so I'll login through their user...
    Accepted Answer: Hi @beak, it's still possible for you to use PayPal with a Team if its your first account, but you'll need to convert it to a team in order to do that. Not sure if it would be feasible for you to convert that personal...
    1 By beak DigitalOcean Accounts DigitalOcean
  • Question

    Getting a 502 Bad gateway error?help?

    After changing nameservers to digitalOcean and adding an a record to point to my ip address, i got the 502 badgateway error.ALso getting an error that says failed to connect to upstream.Everything was working untili a...
    Accepted Answer: Hi everyone i was able to solve my error.Permission issues caused the error.I basically gave the www-data ownership of /var/www. Here is how i did it: sudo chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www Then restart Ngnx ****sud...
    3 By petergitz DigitalOcean Accounts
  • Question

    How to setup multiple wordpress sites in single droplet?

    I am new to Digital Ocean and don't know much about it. So, please tell me the procedure in steps to host multiple wordpress sites in single droplet.
    Accepted Answer: Hi there, You could follow the steps from this video on how to host multiple WordPress websites on the same server with Apache Virtual Hosts: [youtube iux5b7ZOKLg 320 560] Essentially, what needs to happen is: Downloa...
    2 By dennylanga528 DigitalOcean Accounts
  • Question

    Did I miss out the free $100 credit reward?

    I created an account today and already created my $10 droplet. I was searching around and found out that new accounts get a $100 credit if they used someone's referral code? Am I still able to get this offer with a 1 ...
    Accepted Answer: Hello, Please you create your account by clicking a URL with ref code.If you didn't create your account by the page you touch the ref URL,you wouldn't get $100 credit.And,the trial balance is just available for 2 mont...
    2 By usernameunlocked DigitalOcean Accounts
  • Question

    Indonesia Data Center

    I'm a CTO of an Indonesian software company, we have been using DO products for more than three years and we love it. Mostly because of its simplicity and reliability factors. Unfortunately, we can't use DO for all of...
    Accepted Answer: I don't believe there are any current plans for a datacenter in Indonesia as the Singapore location was opened to serve that geography. However, you can upvote that request here:
    5 By yuwono DigitalOcean Accounts
  • Question

    Best Practice for Digital Ocean Account and Email

    I am a very small business so far, about to set up my live production server. What is the best practice for setting up my Digital Ocean account? Should I be using a separate business email address? My problem with t...
    Accepted Answer: Hi there @Kalimetric, What I would do in this case is to create a company Gmail address, for example, and then use it for any company related accounts. That way as you said, if the company grows y...
    1 By Kalimetric DigitalOcean Accounts Email
  • Question

    How can I rename a project or edit the project description?

    After I created a project, how can I change its name or edit its description?
    Accepted Answer: Hello, @erel You can navigate to the Project page from your account and then go to settings tab (this one should open by default wehn you access the Project page but if not make sure to access it). This will give you...
    1 By erel DigitalOcean Accounts
  • Question

    When will I get my $25 credit in my digital ocean account?

    One of my friends has signed up in Digitalocean using my referral link. He got $100 credits in his account. He has spent $25 in his billings. Now, when will I get my $25 credits?
    Accepted Answer: Hey @sachindiwakar01, In our public community, we aim to answer open questions about anything SysAdmin, DigitalOcean and beyond. However, we make every attempt to keep personal information safe and so don't ever acces...
    1 By sachindiwakar01 DigitalOcean Accounts
  • Question

    Error when I tried to delete folder on space

    Error below when I tried to delete folder on space: "Sorry, your directory could not be deleted."
    Accepted Answer: Hello, @danilodene You can easily delete folders using <^>s3cmd<^> from your PC. s3cmd is a popular cross-platform command-line tool for managing S3 and S3-compatible object stores. You can check our tutorial for con...
    2 By danilodene DigitalOcean Accounts
  • Question

    MySQL error even after changing root password via command line and WHM (new cPanel droplet)

    I have new droplets running cPanel from the marketplace, and any time I try to do anything that requires MySQL I get the following error: ERACCESSDENIED_ERROR (Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password...
    Accepted Answer: Hello, @paulJellyfish Can you please check if you have this file present on your server. In ssh type: cat /root/.my.cnf The file should contain the MySQL root password by default. If this one is not present you can...
    1 By paulJellyfish DigitalOcean Accounts
  • Question

    Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit server

    Is Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit server supported?
    Accepted Answer: Yes! Here is a site that lists all DigitalOcean droplet sizes and distribution options ( If you click to the Distros tab you can see that Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit is supported. For Ubuntu distrib...
    1 By parsneginparsnegin DigitalOcean Accounts
  • Question

    How set up a maintenance page when droplet is off, restarting or not responding to a specific port?

    Consider the following: I have a Droplet currently working and configured, with a domain pointing to it, serving something from some port (for e.g. nginx serving a website on 80/443, or a mySQL on 3306). I'd like to c...
    Accepted Answer: Hi there @RaphaelDDL, As the Droplet would be down, you would need another service in front of the actual Droplet that would be able to serve a maintenance page for example. There are a couple of things that I could ...
    1 By RaphaelDDL DigitalOcean Accounts
  • Question

    How do I dismantle a team and move back the resources to my individual account?

    I had created a team two years back under my individual DO account. Now I want to move the droplets and the managed database which are in the team into my individual account and delete the team. How do I move back th...
    Accepted Answer: Hello, @ganeshpulsars In order to a deactivate a team, you first need to remove all resources associated with the team, like Droplets, Spaces, and domains. Team owners can deactivate an empty team to remove the team ...
    2 By ganeshpulsars DigitalOcean Accounts
  • Question

    When will larger droplets (> 12 vCPU) become available again in the AMS2 region?

    Hi, I'm trying to resize my droplet (in the AMS2 region) to a 24 vCPU or 32 vCPU size. But these are grayed out with a message: "Due to high demand and capacity restrictions we have temporarily disabled this size in t...
    Accepted Answer: As of now, we don't have any confined date on this region in terms of Capacity. AMS2 is our legacy region. Meanwhile we request you to use our AMS3 region. Best Regards, Sri Charan
    2 By koendeschacht DigitalOcean Accounts