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  • Question

    Bad gateway hack help

    I was running rocket.chat and everything was fine but then I got a bad gateway message on my site. I checked and the status was active and green. But I got this message too “Received disconnect from IP ADDRESS #### po...
    Accepted Answer: Hi @workshopdebate, It is likely that the attacker is using some custom code to brute-force the server which is ending up in malformed authentication requests being sent, resulting in the server killing the connection...
    1 By workshopdebate Miscellaneous
  • Question

    Trial offer not received

    I signed up normally and without any reference link. I haven't received the trial offer of $100 for 60 days.No promo code received. I need this offer to get myself familiarize with the system. Please help me know how ...
    Accepted Answer: Hey @anupamnitc, 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 per...
    1 By anupamnitc Billing Miscellaneous
  • Question

    How do I sync a google drive folder to a web server folder

    We have a google drive folder with a spreadsheet. When the spreadsheet changes we want the contents sync'd to a web server folder. The sheet contains stock levels. When the stock levels change we want the web page ...
    Accepted Answer: Hello, @paulmanners rsync is a great file-copying tool but I believe you would need something else to copy your files to Google Drive. I know that rclone is used to sync between a linux machine and Google Drive. The ...
    1 By paulmanners Miscellaneous
  • Question

    Ubuntu Server 16.10 - "Repository does not have a release file" & 404s when running apt-get update

    I own a VPS instance on DigitalOcean and I have been encountering issues when updating via apt-get. I get both 404s and issues regarding missing release files. I am running Ubuntu 16.10, which I obtained by running ls...
    Accepted Answer: Hey friend! I would highly advise against running Ubuntu 16.10. Not only is this not an LTS release, but it reached end of life status in July of last year. There are applications in it's repositories and installed on...
    1 By assemblynerd Miscellaneous Ubuntu
  • Question

    Is it legal for my web application in Amsterdam droplet to contain links to illegal movie download links?

    Hi, I run a website that indexes illegal files but DOES NOT host any files on the server. Would it be legal to host this website on Digitalocean? Any feedback is appreciated. Thanks
    Accepted Answer: Hey friend, I wanted to provide a clear answer from our side on this. While others may offer opinions on this here, it is very important that you run any questions of this nature by someone who specializes in law. Oth...
    1 By saikrishnadeep Applications DigitalOcean Miscellaneous
  • Question

    Bad Gateway error when I restart server

    My server has to domains hosted: One I'm using for a blog with Ghost on Nginx. One just an ordinary site with HTML and CSS files, etc. Whenever I reboot my droplet, it comes back with this error on the Nginx/Ghost sit...
    Accepted Answer: Have a look in the log file - if you haven't changed that, it should be in /var/log/nginx/error.log
    2 By marmot7 Miscellaneous CentOS
  • Question

    Is there a blog RSS Feed?

    Is there a RSS feed for the blog? https://www.digitalocean.com/blog/feed.atom doesn't seem to be working.
    Accepted Answer: Hi! I use https://blog.digitalocean.com/rss/ , try it.
    1 By whileloop Miscellaneous
  • Question

    Does having a GUI interface on a droplet reduces performance significantly?

    https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-configure-vnc-on-ubuntu-16-04 With this tutorial ^^^ in mind where it teaches how to obtain a GUI for your droplet, the question is written in the ti...
    Accepted Answer: Yes, installing an additional piece of software will affect performance. This will vary on the software and services you install. The easiest thing to do is use ssh / sftp for file transfer. It's just about getting co...
    1 By hiagos93 Miscellaneous Ubuntu 16.04
  • Question

    Should I do-release-upgrade to 16.04.2 LTS?

    I have a Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS running a few Django applications. I keep seeing this when I login. New release '16.04.2 LTS' available. Run 'do-release-upgrade' to upgrade to it. Should I do the release upgrade?
    Accepted Answer: @kegan Before doing a release upgrade, create a snapshot of your Droplet. Upgrading releases can lead to some rather unexpected results if your application isn't compatible with new software versions that will be ins...
    4 By kegan DigitalOcean Django Miscellaneous Server Optimization Ubuntu
  • Question

    Problems with libboost

    Hello everyone and happy easter. I'm trying to use some software on my server (Ubuntu), but I'm getting an error with libboost when I try to run the software. ./luso-cli: error while loading shared libraries: libboos...
    Accepted Answer: I got it fixed, my install from source conflicted with the one installed by apt, I ran purge --remove boost, and that fixed my problem so only my needed version was left.
    1 By Geekologist Miscellaneous Ubuntu 16.04
  • Question

    Do Spaces support HTTP/1.1 and byte range requests?

    I was hoping to use a Space to store my podcast files however, I've stumbled at the first hurdle. I'm using the Blubrry PowerPress plugin on WordPress and when I ask it to verify the file at the Spaces URL it errors w...
    Accepted Answer: There must have been some sort of glitch in the matrix. It's working fine now.
    1 By zkarj Miscellaneous CentOS
  • Question

    Snapshot without powering off server

    With this new feature to take snapshot without shouting down server first, is there some downside effects for doing that? Is snapshot save current status of droplet in moment we press button? Is there some downgrade o...
    Accepted Answer: @Sunka Thanks for the link! I must have overlooked that when I was browsing over Facebook last night :-). I just ran a live snapshot on a 512MB / 1 CPU Droplet with Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit and the only thing that I notic...
    3 By Sunka Miscellaneous Backups CentOS
  • Question

    beginner question about need for non-stop connection

    Hi everyone, Can somebody please answer me on one simple beginner question; do I need to be non-top connected to my droplet in order for it to be up and running? Question sound stupid, and answer is probably - no... b...
    Accepted Answer: The answer is no. There's no need to remain connected with an SSH session in order to ensure a droplet stays up and running. Your droplet is always powered on and connected to the internet/network - as long as there ...
    2 By bkonjevi Miscellaneous DigitalOcean Ubuntu 16.04
  • Question

    New Metrics won't install

    I tried updating to the new metrics and this is the result. curl -sSL https://agent.digitalocean.com/install.sh | sh Detected Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS...installing the DigitalOcean Agent Reading package lists... Done Buildi...
    Accepted Answer: As output says, did you tried running sudo apt-get -f install? Maybe it would solve the problem.
    2 By SGTSOB Miscellaneous Ubuntu
  • Question

    Does VPS comes with OS preinstalled?

    Does VPS comes with OS preinstalled or do we have to do it ourselves?
    Accepted Answer: I have seen this page but not sure if the OS listed comes preinstalled or we will have to install it. I guess since VPS comes with SSH hence it means OS will be preinstalled?
    2 By somedguser Miscellaneous
  • Question

    Is both HTTP and HTTPS versions should be verified in Webmaster Tools?

    I am struggling to get solution of issue which i am currently facing. Lately, we have upgraded our website with SSL and redirected the entire site from http to https with all urls. The site is currently added to Googl...
    Accepted Answer: If you have set up 301 redirects from http to https, then I believe you should go with all https in the webmaster console and the sitemap.
    4 By ryanrajpoot Server Optimization Miscellaneous CentOS
  • Question

    Enabling framebufferr without X

    I'd like to view images and graphics in a shell/terminal/command line without X. Because I'd like to set up a fully remote development environment, and Emacs' Org-Mode uses PNG files to render LaTeX and of course to ...
    Accepted Answer: even xvfb would still require X so I would recommend going with a lightweight X.org based solution. This script can be used from the CLI or as a user-data script on the create page and will set up a super lightweight...
    1 By roytim Miscellaneous Ubuntu
  • Question

    ed25519 ssh keys being ignored, new droplet defaults to user password without emailing passwords

    I want to create a new droplet using this public key using the ed25519 implementation of EdDSA: ssh-ed25519 AAAAC3NzaC1lZDI1NTE5AAAAIPwTWZxxf3EPVd5SSlDTDMfU2Ub2L0zdDZI/4Tb0qqNZ root@syops-main I add it by checking the...
    Accepted Answer: Hi @rutiloxide, ssh-ed25519 keys are not being ignored. To make sure, I just spin up a test Droplet with one and it is working flawless. When you try to login to your server using ssh root@<^>ip-address<^>, by default...
    3 By rutiloxide Getting Started Miscellaneous Security Debian Ubuntu
  • Question

    Am I allowed to run bots on droplets? Skype/Discord?

    As the title says, I am questioning if I can run any kind of bots on Droplets? A few months back I attempted running a bot, but was disabled. I've done some looking around in the hosting of bots and seen some people h...
    Accepted Answer: Yes, you are definitely allowed to run a bots on DigitalOcean Droplets. The only caveat is that the bot needs to follow the terms of service for the platform that it is using. If we receive valid abuse complaints from...
    1 By ASpectrum Miscellaneous Networking Debian Ubuntu 16.04
  • Question

    What is the maximum size of one Team please?

    Creating a Team of about a dozen and I wanted to confirm that there is no significant size limitation on one Team before I start.
    Accepted Answer: There is no limit to the number of members a team account can have.
    1 By jj2789c1d41360f DigitalOcean Miscellaneous