DigitalOcean reserved IPs are publicly-accessible static IP addresses that you can assign to Droplets and instantly remap between other Droplets in the same datacenter. Implement a failover mechanism with reserved IPs to build a high availability infrastructure.
We have renamed the Floating IP product to Reserved IPs. The Reserved IP service retains the same functionality as the prior service.
We have added new API endpoints and fields (
reserved_ips) to reflect the name change, but the service’s original Floating IP endpoints and fields (
floating_ips) will remain available until the fall of 2023. Please update any automation, scripts, or services that use these endpoints to reflect these changes.
If you are using the Projects API to query Reserved IP resources, the endpoint still returns reserved IP addresses in the
For more information, see all Reserved IPs release notes.