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  1. Back-ups that cannot be deleted, until they expire (according to duration date) to protect from hackers

    I would like to be able to define on a server level, that back-ups cannot be deleted, until they expire (according to duration date).
    Such a definition will defend me from hackers deleting my web site... I would like backups to be set to work weekly with incremental backups daily, and for them not to be available for deleting for a certain pre-defined time period.
    The way backups are currently designed allows to delete them, so I cannot enjoy the real value of backups.

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    • Add support for Let's Encrypt wildcards certificates for Load Balancers

      Thank you for adding support for HTTP/2 for load balancers and adding Let's Encrypt for specific domains. Thats huge. If you can add wildcard certificate support, that would be amazing.

      Thank you!

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      • Update AMS2 datacenter

        I started using DO years ago and now I feel like a second class customer. The AMS2 datacenter has not been updated with new features like optimized droplets. Not only you are not improving it, it is becoming worse every day: for example you cannot scale large droplets because there aren't enough resources. Also you should not ask customers to make complex migrations to other datacenter...

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        • New Tokyo data center, instead of Australia

          We are very interested to use digital ocean, but latency from Singapore data center to major markets like Australia is too slow.

          I'm suggesting Tokyo, instead of Sydney, because using references from AWS and GCP, Tokyo's average latency to major Asia markets like Syndey, Singapore, Taiwan/HongKong appear to be the best, compare to their Data centers in Sg or Sydney (dont ask me why)

          Here are the references:
          AWS: https://www.cloudping.co/
          GCP: https://geekflare.com/google-cloud-latency/

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            • Disable droplet in load balancer

              Hi!

              I got a few droplets behind the load balancer and sometimes I need to shutdown some of my them for upgrading.

              Whenever I want to remove some of them from the LB, I need to remove them, do the upgrade, and add them back one by one.

              This is f...king tedious and disgusting work for me, and I am expecting myself to have a button to disable any of my droplets from the list in the LB.

              Please help and add this minor feature, thanks! It will help me a lot!

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              • Droplet Snapshot rows sorting inside Usage Details PDF

                Please provide Droplet Snapshot rows sorting (by name or by creation date) inside the Usage Details PDF

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                • extra diskspace HDD

                  Basically this...
                  https://digitalocean.uservoice.com/forums/136585-digitalocean/suggestions/3127077-extra-diskspace

                  ... but with HDD instead of SDD. For my use cases, SDD is overkill. So is it's price. At HDD prices (https://www.time4vps.eu/storage-servers/) you can get 2TB at 12.5$/mo. That volume costs 205$ with the DigitalOcean SDD storage offering...

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                  • More useful error messages in Droplet Creation API

                    When creating a server-stack recently, I (accidentally) kept passing the wrong payload structure to the API, but, i just kept getting 500's from DO's API with the error message:

                    #1
                    {"name":"[SERVER-PREFIX-core","region":"lon1","size":"1gb","image":"ubuntu-16-04-x64","backups":"false","ipv6":"false","private_networking":"true","monitoring":"true","user_data":"","tags":["[SERVER-PREFIX]","[SERVER-PREFIX]-core-server","monitor"]}

                    #2
                    {"name":"[SERVER-PREFIX-db1","region":"lon1","size":{"command":"server:stack-database","clientname":"abott","databaseserver-size":"2gb"},"image":"centos-7-x64","backups":"false","ipv6":"false","private_networking":"true","monitoring":"true","tags":["[SERVER-PREFIX]","[SERVER-PREFIX]-db","monitor"]}

                    In #2 payload, the size is an object, not a string, but the API kept returning:

                    string(88) "{"id": "internal_server_error", "message": "Server was unable to give you a response." }"

                    Not very useful.

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                    • Access to firewall logs

                      Debugging firewall issues can be a pain, being able to view some logs would be great.

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                      • Scale transfer rates with resizing

                        I wish transfer rates would increase beyond 1tb when opting for a more expensive plan,i think 1tb should be for the most inexpensive droplet and increase from that point

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                          I double checked this feature with the team and it should work correctly out of the gate. The one thing we are missing is showing the transfer numbers on the Droplet size tables, and we are going to fix that. We will also add a note on the FAQ, just to make it clearer. I will close this item when we do both of this actions.

                          In summary, feel free to resize droplets and your bandwidth billing quota will be pro-rated accordingly.

                          Thanks for sending the question.

                        • Allow access to bandwith usage via API

                          So it would be great if you can use an API call to your droplet to see how much bandwidth you have left, how much you have used, what your limit is etc.... REST Full API call would be great.

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                            Thanks for the feedback, we agree it would be great to provide bandwidth info over the API. We are working to add it and we will also add per droplet bandwidth info on the dashboard.

                          • High bandwidth instances.

                            Right now the most cost efficient way to get extra bandwidth is to buy, and not use, small instances. This works out to $5 per extra TB compared to $10/TB for your overage price. It would be more sensible all around if you just offered high bandwidth instances and a price that was a bit less that that of buying and not using small instances.

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                            • Provide proactive notification & status page updates when Regions are disabled

                              Recently AMS2 and SFO1 had the creation of droplets disabled due to resource constraints. This caused breakage in some of my Terraform automation. While troubleshooting why these regions were unavailable I could find no references to any issues on the status page. When I directly queried the API ( https://api.digitalocean.com/v2/regions ) I saw that the regions were not being returned.

                              "curl -X GET -H "Content-Type: application/json" -H "Authorization: Bearer my_token_here" "https://api.digitalocean.com/v2/regions" | jq .regions[].slug"

                              "nyc1"
                              "sgp1"
                              "lon1"
                              "nyc3"
                              "ams3"
                              "fra1"
                              "tor1"
                              "sfo2"
                              "blr1"

                              This does not match the expectations set by the following links concerning the 'available' element: …

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                              • monitoring agent should allow sending stats to external statsd or graphite

                                I currently monitor my server with a grafana stack of statsite (a statsd replacement), graphite and grafana. I would love to be able to point the DO-agent to my statsite server to have all my stats in the same place.

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                                • Need a new payment method, Alipay.

                                  This is a common payment method for Chinese people.
                                  In fact, not only can I not use the payment options on digitalocean.com. Most of the introduction websites of China VPS tend to recommend VPS service providers who can use Alipay, such as https://doub.io/vps-tj/. Chinese people do not have the habit of using PayPal and other credit cards, most of which use Alipay, and Alipay is also the largest payment service provider in China.
                                  If digitalocean.com adds Alipay option, digitalocean.com will bring a lot of income from China.
                                  Https://intl.alipay.com/ is the official website of Alipay. We hope you understand and…

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                                  • open 25 port at IPv6

                                    Please open 25 port at IPv6
                                    (or add posibility to allow this from UI,
                                    or attach /64 ipv6 network to 1 customer)

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                                    • Spaces: possibility to generate keys that can upload but not delete

                                      I want to use Spaces use to backup from within my boxes. However: I need settings so I can generate a key so from the box it's possible to save files to the space, but not delete them.

                                      I want to avoid that a hacker gains access to a box, and is able to delete all backups from there. Otherwise Spaces wouldn't be a safe option for me to use as backup.

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