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  • Published Question

    Running home server, want to create and 'flip' over to droplet when server goes down

    I am running some services locally that I want to run local but when they go down have a way to switch over to digital ocean. Currently my DNS is through DO and I have credit on my account. I was thinking a floating I...
    0 By jakirby High Availability Ubuntu 16.04
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    Create droplet from snapshot API not working

    I am trying to create a droplet via a curl call from window 10. I have installed curl and it works by itself. The command I am trying to use is curl -X POST -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \ -H 'Authorization: Be...
    1 By jakirby API Ubuntu 16.04
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    SSH won't load used wrong account then exited and now can't get in

    I have a Ubuntu 16.04 install with wordpress, I tried to SSH in using the floating IP assigned to it and entered the wrong user name so I exited the SSH session after a few failed tries getting in now I can't SSH in a...
    1 By jakirby Control Panels Ubuntu 16.04
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    How to make sure mongodb is running on oneclick mongodb droplet

    I am trying to run a node app and am getting mongoerror failed to connect to server [IP] on first connect How do I solve this? I want to have a separate database server than my web server. I have tried public and priv...
    1 By jakirby MongoDB Ubuntu 16.04
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    Can I upload images to Spaces using node.js

    I am wanting to use spaces to store image and log files from my nodej.js application. Is there a way to do this? I can only find stuff on how to upload using the console and nothing on how to do it with node.js
    Accepted Answer: Spaces is inter-operable with the AWS S3 API allowing you to take advantage of the existing ecosystem of tools for it. Below is a basic example demonstrating how to upload a file using the AWS JavaScript SDK (https://...
    3 By jakirby Node.js Ubuntu 16.04
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    Want to create test server locally

    I am looking for where I could download the correct version of ubuntu to create an exact replica of digital ocean's one click. I want to test out some config locally on a flight where I will not have internet so no SS...
    2 By jakirby Nginx Linux Basics Ubuntu 16.04
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    How to connect two droplets running the same Node.js app to a single MongoDB droplet

    I want to be able to have 2 node.js droplets behind a load balancer and have them both connect to the same MongoDB droplet/database. I want to have it so users will not notice if they are on droplet A or droplet B. Ho...
    1 By jakirby MongoDB Node.js Ubuntu 16.04
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    Set up servers now then take offline to use later

    I want to set up everything (MERN stack) and then take it all offline and upload or call back the configs later on when I am ready to deploy. Ideally I could download them then reupload when needed to save on the mini...
    3 By jakirby Node.js Nginx Ubuntu 16.04