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  • Tutorial series

    An Introduction to Managing DNS

    DNS, or the domain name system, is an essential component of modern internet communication. It allows us to reference computers by names instead of IP addresses. In this series, we will cover the basic ideas behind ...
    By Justin Ellingwood, Melissa Anderson and Mitchell Anicas DNS Conceptual Linux Basics FAQ Networking DigitalOcean Product Documentation Ubuntu
  • Tutorial series

    New Ubuntu 14.04 Server Checklist

    When creating a new Ubuntu 14.04 server, there are some basic steps that you should take to ensure that your server is secure and configured properly. This tutorial series covers connecting to your server and general ...
    By Melissa Anderson and Justin Ellingwood Getting Started Linux Basics DigitalOcean Product Documentation Initial Server Setup Security Ubuntu System Tools
  • Tutorial series

    New CentOS 7 Server Checklist

    When creating a new CentOS 7 server, there are some basic tasks that you should take to ensure that your server is secure and configured properly. This tutorial series will go over connecting to your server and genera...
    By Melissa Anderson, Mitchell Anicas and Justin Ellingwood Getting Started Linux Basics DigitalOcean Product Documentation Initial Server Setup CentOS
  • Tutorial series

    Getting Started with DigitalOcean Block Storage

    DigitalOcean Block Storage allows you to attach additional storage volumes to your Droplets quickly and easily. Block Storage volumes function like regular block devices when attached to your servers, allowing you to...
    By Justin Ellingwood and Melissa Anderson Linux Basics Storage Block Storage Conceptual DigitalOcean Product Documentation Server Optimization
  • Question

    FRA1 - data center certification

    Hey guys, we're currently evaluating DO as our future cloud-provider, but we stumbled upon the (missing) information about the certification of the data center. Does anyone know where to find information about the ce...
    Accepted Answer: Greetings! Great question. I couldn't tell you why the FRA1 datacenter isn't SOC 2 Type II certified or if that is likely to change anytime soon. To be certain that you're aware of the situation, we do not physically ...
    2 By DTrierweiler DigitalOcean Product Documentation
  • Question

    Limit on number of projects?

    Does anyone know if there is a limit on the number of projects you can have in your DO account? We may end up with several hundred projects as we roll out and before we head down that path I wanted to get a few more ...
    Accepted Answer: Hey friend! I can confirm that projects does not have any limits :) Jarland
    1 By Heyday Product Documentation
  • Question

    How to configure a monitoing grafana server dashboard url in zabbix screen url

    That must be configured in the zabbix server-->Screen-->url to be able to monitor a url or link of a Grafana server dashboard. When I put it on the zabbix screen it appears blank with a box, the Grafana graph does not...
    0 By livanielgonzalez Product Documentation
  • Question

    Understanding how different Tomcat Instances can live with different Java versions.

    I am using Fedora 25 for this application. Since I like tinkering with the different options a server can have, I began reading up on how the Java version I have installed in my system relates to the Tomcat version in...
    1 By tony54143fcdd2516652c9e275 Java Linux Commands Apache Databases DigitalOcean Articles Product Documentation Programming Project Solutions Scaling
  • Question

    Hugo theme for https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/

    I'm curious if the theme is public, I like some aspects of it but instead of creating them myself I'd like to know if it's already based of something.
    1 By kanepetra Product Documentation
  • Question

    Digital Ocean Spaces API returns SignatureDoesNotMatch for Simple List Request

    I'm running into an issue whereby the simplest request I could think of (just listing a bucket) fails with the dreaded SignatureDoesNotMatch error message. I was using a non-standard library, so I figured I'd try to ...
    0 By AlexAN DigitalOcean Spaces API Object Storage Product Documentation Storage
  • Question

    Marketplace Ruby on Rails droplet documentation

    Is there additional documentation for the Digital Ocean marketplace Ruby on Rails droplet? While it is really useful to have everything set up for you, I don't know how to deploy a new rails app that isn't named 'exam...
    3 By alotcloser Product Documentation Ubuntu 18.04
  • Question

    Any update on CNAME usage with Spaces?

    Just wondering if there is any official update from DigitalOcean on the progress of getting CNAME support for Spaces. I've read on other threads, commented on by members of the Spaces team and lead, and on feature req...
    3 By Othyn DigitalOcean Applications DNS Networking Product Documentation
  • Question

    SSH connection timeout

    downloaded geth repo and ran "make". Note I didn't even run the compiled result! Now I can access to console only via website but not with terminal from my coputer. How to fix that?
    2 By mailbk Product Documentation Ubuntu
  • Question

    Filezilla sftp recursive upload

    I have setup a sftp connection to a droplet for uploading static files and directories. However, when I try uploading folders the contents insider of the folders does not upload. The only way to upload is to open each...
    1 By classicd DigitalOcean Product Documentation Quickstart Ubuntu 16.04