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    • Question

      How do I get Nginx/Gunicorn to load static files from Django?

      This is my first time learning how to deploy a hobby Django project to a live server, following the DigitalOcean tutorial Set Up Django with Postgres, Nginx, and Gunicorn on Ubuntu 22.04 . I can’t figure out the prope...
      1 answer5 days agoBy BrianDjangoInitial Server SetupNginx
    • Question

      My cloud config template file does not seem to be working when I use it to boot up a droplet in Digital Ocean?

      I’m using Terraform to spin up a DO droplet, using an Ubuntu and Docker image. Checkout below: resource "digitalocean_droplet" "web" { image = "docker-20-04" name = "web" region = "nyc3" size = "s-1vcpu-1gb" ssh_keys ...
      No answers yet5 days agoBy Andres JaramilloDigitalOcean DropletsInitial Server SetupTerraform
    • Question

      ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED when i want to deploy a war file to tomcat

      Hi all, I downloaded tomcat in ubuntu and MySQL database so tomcat runs successfully with my server IP address and the port, and when I want to deploy the war file of my application it gives me “ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED”
      1 answer12 days agoBy tselawe706APIDigitalOcean Cloud FirewallsFirewallInitial Server SetupUbuntu
    • Question

      Best practice: Should I make separate project for dev/staging, or just add new droplet in same project?

      So I’m planning to have a site using: Django, VueJS I was going to just create new droplet, but i noticed in the project settings, I have to define wether it’s production or staging - It got me thinking, why? Is it wr...
      1 answer26 days agoBy JihadDigitalOcean DropletsDjangoInitial Server SetupVue.js
    • Tutorial

      Initial Server Setup with Ubuntu 22.04

      When you first create a new Ubuntu 22.04 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...
      1 month agoBy Jamon CamissoUbuntuUbuntu 22.04DigitalOcean DropletsGetting StartedInitial Server SetupSecurity
    • Question

      How to get started on digitalocean as a beginner?

      Dear community, I am new to digitalocean and server clouds. I don’t know where to start and couldn’t find any good tutorials to get started with. Do I need mac or Linux computer to work on digitalocean or do they have...
      1 answer2 months agoBy LovableGrayAxolotlCloud ComputingDigitalOceanDigitalOcean Managed PostgreSQL DatabaseInitial Server Setup
    • Question

      ¿Alguién tiene mi Dominio registrado?

      Anteriormente habia registrado un dominio en un dropplet que ya no esta activo, de hecho fué eliminado. Ya cree mi drop y estoy agregandole el dominio y me marca error, que otro usuario ya lo tiene registrado… ¿Como p...
      2 answers3 months agoBy Arian FalcónDigitalOcean AccountsDigitalOcean DropletsInitial Server Setup
    • Question

      Can you change the seed or view distance on the Minecraft server

      I was wondering if there was a way to be able to change the seed the server is set on
      1 answer3 months agoBy MassiveTurquoiseMorelInitial Server Setup
    • Tutorial

      How to Use Ansible to Automate Initial Server Setup on Ubuntu 20.04

      Ansible offers a simple architecture that doesn’t require special software to be installed on nodes. It also provides a robust set of features and built-in modules which facilitate writing automation scripts. This gui...
      3 months agoBy Tony Tran, Erika HeidiAnsibleAutomated SetupsInitial Server SetupUbuntu 20.04
    • Question

      Handling multiple instances on one server

      Hi, How to deploy multiple instances of same web application on one server which would be accessed by different client, How could I achieve this use case,
      1 answer3 months agoBy FloatingGreenBlueSquidBuilding a SaaSInitial Server SetupNginxServer Optimization
    • Question

      Migrating from shared hosting to droplet

      Hello,I couldn’t find a tutorial on this but I am at a point where I want to transfer from shared hosting to a basic droplet on Digital Ocean. I am using TMD Hosting shared cPanel hosting and would like to know how to...
      2 answers3 months agoBy p4trkAutomated SetupsBackupsInitial Server SetupWordPress
    • Question

      Cannot connect remotely to droplet

      My droplet responds fine when operating within Digital Ocean console, have created and updated the droplet and then installed jre without issue. Now I want to upload a file to my droplet which means connecting remotel...
      1 answer4 months agoBy garythornton060676Initial Server SetupGetting Started
    • Question

      How to change the root password with the cloud-init program on CentOS 7

      As I was following through the introduction to Cloud-Config Scripting,I noticed there were no examples of tasks that I usually use on Linux machines. Is it possible to change the root password with cloud-init?
      Accepted Answer: Hi there, Yes, this should be doable with the following: #cloud-config chpasswd: list: | root:<^>your_secure_password_here<^> expire: False Hope that this helps!Best,Bobby
      1 answer4 months agoBy georgesjeandenisLinux BasicsLinux CommandsCentOSCloud ComputingInitial Server Setup
    • Question

      Domain Redirecting to "/cgi-sys/defaultwebpage"

      Hello Team, I have recently moved my website from Namecheap to Digital Ocean. I have installed the SSL and everything. However, my domain is ending up with /cgi-sys/defaultwebpage error. As there is no Cpanel or WHM i...
      No answers yet4 months agoBy mosaabjamalahmed89Initial Server SetupServer Optimization
    • Question

      How to Use Two Domains with One Bind Server and One IP Address

      Can I use two domains with one bind server and one IP address? I have two domains: domainold.com (successfully configured) and domainnew.com . But every time I try to access domainnew.com , I am redirected to domainol...
      1 answer4 months agoBy geepieInitial Server Setup
    • Question

      Nextcloud HEIC support

      HEIC support will not work on Nextcloud. I followed the tutorial for deploying a nextcloud server on an Ubuntu 18.04 droplet. Everything works well; I can access it through the web and the app. The functonality is the...
      1 answer5 months agoBy AdamUbuntu 18.04DigitalOcean DropletsInitial Server SetupApachePHPServer Optimization
    • Question

      Why is the Managed MongoDB showing as "failed to build" in App Platform?

      I’m trying to deploy an App based on a docker image that I have. I need to connect it to an external mongo database so I set up a managed MongoDb and then added it as a component of the App. Unfortunately, in the comp...
      1 answer5 months agoBy jhannapearceDigitalOcean App PlatformDigitalOcean Managed MongoDB DatabaseInitial Server Setup
    • Question

      Apache problem the default page on the browser is not displayed

      HelloI have question pleaseI installed apache on my server like your documentationdespite i tried the command to see if the apache is enabled and i found it enablebut the default page on the browser is not displayedan...
      1 answer5 months agoBy ammamabderahmane1998Initial Server Setup
    • Question

      Duplicating and deleting droplets

      I want to change some server blocks in nginx and restart pm2 without powering down my website. I was thinking I could just make a new droplet, set up everything there, and then delete the old droplet. Is there any pen...
      Accepted Answer: Hey there! There wouldn’t be any penalty for running two droplets. You would pay for the time they were both in your account but it wouldn’t be much if the second one is deleted right away. The only issue with this wo...
      1 answer5 months agoBy balexanderAxolotlInitial Server SetupNginx
    • Question

      How can I access the Linux OS, when i just turned on the droplet and it shows an error like the picture inside?

      I have created the new droplet and setup the Linux OS, after which point it process to complete setup, I went to “Console” but the Linux activity stopped like screenshot and didn’t access Linux at all. I took the scre...
      2 answers6 months agoBy masuzLinux BasicsInitial Server SetupDigitalOcean Droplets