Posts by DigitalOcean

Introducing Private Networking

You've requested it, and now it's here! We are happy to announce that all Droplets in NYC2 are now equipped with Shared Private Networking, allowing them to communicate with other Droplets in that same datacenter. Each new Droplet spun up in NYC2 can include a second interface on a network…

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Introducing The DigitalOcean Bug Bounty Program

Please see our security page for current information regarding the DigitalOcean security program. The following blog post was correct as of it's posting, details may have changed since it's posting. DigitalOcean has been rewarding customers for reporting bugs and we have finally created an official program for this initiative. As…

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Announcing DigitalOcean Graphs!

We are now offering users an inside view of their droplets by displaying the CPU usage, Disk I/O, and network transfer of each server within the control panel. This was one of the most up-voted features on our uservoice page, with over 1,200 votes, and we are happy…

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Droplets in NYC's Google Building

We are happy to announce the opening of our newest datacenter in New York City. The Telx data center facility located at 111 8th Avenue (NY2) is not only the third largest building in New York City, but is also New York's Google building. "Googleplex East" is among the world's…

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Avoid Duplicate SSH Host Keys

The ssh daemon uses host keys to uniquely identify itself to connecting clients. ┬áThe host keys are typically stored in /etc/ssh. Security best practices dictate that these host keys be unique for each operating system instance. ┬áDigitalOcean typically removes host keys when creating a new Droplet from a snapshot…

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