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  • Tutorial

    How To Install Java with Apt on Ubuntu 18.04

    In this guide, you will install various versions of the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) and the Java Developer Kit (JDK) using apt . You'll install OpenJDK as well as official packages from Oracle. You'll then select t...
    By Koen Vlaswinkel Java Ubuntu 18.04 DigitalOcean Droplets
  • Tutorial

    How To Install Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04

    Nginx is one of the most popular web servers in the world and is responsible for hosting some of the largest and highest-traffic sites on the internet. It is more resource-friendly than Apache in most cases and can b...
    By Justin Ellingwood, Kathleen Juell Nginx Ubuntu 18.04 DigitalOcean Droplets
  • Tutorial

    Initial Server Setup with Ubuntu 20.04

    When you first create a new Ubuntu 20.04 server, you should perform some important configuration steps as part of the basic setup. These steps will increase the security and usability of your server, and will give you...
    By Brian Boucheron Ubuntu Ubuntu 20.04 Getting Started Security Initial Server Setup DigitalOcean Droplets
  • Tutorial

    How To Secure Apache with Let's Encrypt on Ubuntu 18.04

    Let's Encrypt is a Certificate Authority (CA) that provides an easy way to obtain and install free TLS/SSL certificates, thereby enabling encrypted HTTPS on web servers. In this tutorial, you will use Certbot to obtai...
    By Kathleen Juell, Erika Heidi Apache Let's Encrypt Security Ubuntu 18.04 DigitalOcean Droplets
  • Tech talk

    How a DigitalOcean Droplet is Made – the Journey From UI to Bare Metal

    What happens when you decide to create a droplet on DigitalOcean — from taking an API request to a droplet you can reach via SSH. Peek under the hood to see what it’s like to operate infrastructure at scale.
    By Neal Shrader Microservices Networking Tech Talks deploy 2020 DigitalOcean Droplets
  • Tech talk

    DigitalOcean Droplets: A Modern-Day Overview

    DigitalOcean Droplets have quietly evolved into a robust compute platform suitable for both business and personal applications. Explore the modern Droplet and all that it can do, and learn about sizing, scaling, savin...
    By Ryan Pollock deploy 2020 Tech Talks DigitalOcean Droplets
  • Question

    Is there any option to use block storage as native volume ?

    I want to run Nextcloud on droplet, but I don't want to use 'external storage' it's limit the features to work with files and very slow. Is there any option I can attach block storage poll and run it native when insta...
    Accepted Answer: Hi there, I believe that this should be doable. You need to first create the Block Storage and then mount it to your Droplet as per the documentation here: https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/volumes/how-to/mount/ ...
    1 By xdavidt Block Storage DigitalOcean Droplets DigitalOcean 1-Click Apps Marketplace
  • Question

    How do I disable ipv6 on Ubuntu 20.04

    I have followed every guide to disable ipv6 and yet after EVERY reboot I am still seeing it enabled. How do I disable it? net.ipv6.conf.eth0.disable_ipv6 = 0
    Accepted Answer: Looks like /etc/default/grub.d/50-cloudimg-settings.cfg overrides the GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="console=tty1 console=ttyS0 ipv6.disable=1" line. So set it in that file and then run update-grub.
    3 By clemenko DigitalOcean Droplets Ubuntu 20.04 IPv6
  • Question

    Gatsby failing with Strapi on DigitalOcean

    Hey, I've created a DO droplet and installed Strapi and the setup seems fine. However, when I try to deploy on GatsbyJS for the Gatsby side, I get an error: error Failed to fetch data from Strapi connect ETIMEDOUT 0...
    Accepted Answer: Thanks for the reply, I've managed to find out what the problem was... my environment variable was missing the http:// from the front of it, have done a rebuild and it now works. However, just in case there is anythin...
    1 By yedroj92 DigitalOcean Droplets Networking
  • Question

    how can i install cPanel or any other tools to my existing droplet

    Hi I have a droplet with 4 GB Memory / 25 GB Disk / NYC1 - LAMP on Ubuntu 20.04 there is already an app there along with its domain. I want to browse the files and the MySql DB like what we are doing by cPanel but I c...
    Accepted Answer: Hello, @goldenauctionsa We have an existing tutorial on how to install cPanel/WHM on CentOS 6. If your CentOS version is newer you can still follow the listed steps in the tutorial as the process is not different fro...
    1 By goldenauctionsa DigitalOcean Droplets
  • Question

    What Will Happend If I Pay More Than The Current Costs on Early Payment?

    If I pay more than the current monthly billing costs on an Early Payment with the custom amount, does it become a Pre-Payment? Which DO will check every first day of the month. I know there is a Pre-Payments method o...
    Accepted Answer: Hi @alramdein, What I'll recommend is to use Paypal and add the custom amount you wish to your Account. That way when you have an invoice, the invoice will be paid from there. Let's say you want to add 20 dollars to y...
    1 By alramdein Billing DigitalOcean Droplets
  • Question

    New root password set but not working after it

    I've found that after resetting my root password again after each time it didn't work, it was a special character that was not taken in account : the "@". As soon as I avoided that special character, my password worke...
    Accepted Answer: Hi @daviddoi, I did not face any issue with the special character "@" while resetting the root password. When creating a droplet, there are password requirements that should be followed. which can be noticed when you ...
    1 By daviddoi DigitalOcean Droplets
  • Question

    What do I do if there is no response after filling out Droplet Limit Increase form twice?

    I followed through advice on how to increase my Droplet limit (https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/how-do-i-increase-my-droplet-limit), trying to increase from 25 to 50. Both attempts (from two different...
    Accepted Answer: Hey @mfig, 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 access personal ...
    1 By mfig DigitalOcean Droplets
  • Question

    Hello script running with no pm2 scripts enabled

    My droplet was working fine, but my payment was overdue so it got suspended. I payed everything off and server is running again. My data got preserved and nothing has changed. But this time it is stuck on initial hell...
    Accepted Answer: Fixed by deleting .pm2 folder from my droplet.
    1 By xawess Nginx DigitalOcean Droplets
  • Question

    How to register droplets and route to them based on URL segment

    Hi, We're looking for a solution where we can register an IP (Droplet) and then route to this IP based on URL segment. The process would be like this: 1. Droplet is created through the API and registers itself with th...
    Accepted Answer: Hi there, Yes this would be doable with a reverse proxy setup with Nginx. The Nginx server block configuration will look something like this: ``` server { listen 80; servername <^>yourdomain<^>.com www.<^>your...
    1 By padelgotv DigitalOcean Droplets Networking
  • Question

    Resize Droplet or Create a New Server (WordPress Site)

    Hello, I'm new to managing my own server, so please bear with me. My set up currently: A WordPress site on Ubuntu 16.04.1 x64. My current plan is the basic $10/mo, Shared CPU 1 vCPU 1GB / 30GB Disk. I am using Server...
    Accepted Answer: Hi @saeeddarabi, Usually, upgrading your Droplet to a better plan is always the better option in my eyes, you just make a quick backup and then Upgrade the droplet. Having said that, you mentioned you are using Ubuntu...
    1 By saeeddarabi DigitalOcean Droplets WordPress
  • Question

    Why SendGrid and mailchimp are responding with Timeout on DigitalOcean droplet?

    I have an express server running on a docker container, and using nginx for reverse proxy and https. Dockerfile ``` FROM node:alpine as BUILD_IMAGE WORKDIR /usr/src/app COPY package.json yarn.lock ./ RUN yarn install ...
    Accepted Answer: I found the issue it's the iptables sudo nano /etc/docker/daemon.json { "iptables": false } I change it to true { "iptables": true} sudo service docker restart It was me who alter the iptables to false because I was t...
    3 By larbisahli1905 DigitalOcean Droplets Docker Node.js Nginx Firewall
  • Question

    Docker Strapi on Droplet - Content type and admin users disappears after a while

    Hi everyone, I have been trying for a while to set up a small droplet with a docker Strapi CMS using docker mongodb. For this i am using docker-compose and it seems to work great. I can make it run and access it like...
    Accepted Answer: I finally figured it out! Unfortunately it happened because of an automatic script hacking my MongoDB database. In the docker-compose above i am exposing port 27017, and apparently the script takes advantage of that. ...
    2 By michaelandersen93 Docker Strapi MongoDB DigitalOcean Droplets DigitalOcean
  • Question

    How to clone Github Django project to my droplet ?

    I have followed the Django droplet creation steps and create a droplet successfully. Now, I want to put my Django project, that is on Github, live instead of that dummy project that is created on my droplet. I don't k...
    Accepted Answer: 1) ssh to your droplet 2) connect ssh to github `ls -la [before] root root .ssh Here .ssh is under the root so as the user (let's say user1) you don't have Permission run sudo chown -R user1:user1 /home/user1 chown ...
    1 By laviscoacc Django DigitalOcean Droplets
  • Question

    What to do when the SSD 25 GB is full and we cannot add even single file?

    I have a droplet with 25 GB SSD and Docker running on it. My droplet memory is 100% utilized and now I cannot write even one file. I have attached an external volume of 100GB and mounted it in the droplet. But now I ...
    Accepted Answer: Hello, @sagarsprone You can examine the disk space usage and delete any data which is not crucial to your application or website. What is the output of the following command: command df -h Also, I could suggest foll...
    2 By sagarsprone Docker Ubuntu DigitalOcean Volumes DigitalOcean Droplets