Networking

Secure and control the traffic to your applications with private networking, traffic filtering, and load balancing.

Manage DNS for Droplets, DigitalOcean Load Balancers, and non-DigitalOcean resources all in the same place.
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DigitalOcean Floating IPs are publicly-accessible static IP address that you can assign to Droplets and instantly remap to other Droplets in the same datacenter.
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Load balancers distribute traffic across pools of Droplets for high availability setups.
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Restrict traffic with network-based, stateful firewalls for Droplets.
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IPv6 is intended to replace IPv4 and provide a larger address space, increased security, and other benefits. DigitalOcean currently only supports IPv6 for Droplets. You can enable IPv6 on a Droplet to gain access to its 16 configurable IPv6 addresses.
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VPC
A Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) is a private network interface for collections of DigitalOcean resources. VPC networks provide a more secure connection between resources because the network is inaccessible from the public internet and other VPC networks. Traffic within a VPC network doesn’t count against bandwidth usage.
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Latest Updates

16 March 2021

1 March 2021

  • Fixed a bug with DigitalOcean Load Balancers that prevented outbound data transfer from Droplets from being added to bandwidth usage totals. Any inconsistencies will be updated on the April invoice.

27 October 2020

For more information, see the full release notes.