doctl compute droplet list

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doctl compute droplet list [GLOB] [flags]




Retrieves a list of Droplets on your account, including the following information about each:

  • The Droplet’s ID
  • The Droplet’s name
  • The Droplet’s public IPv4 address
  • The Droplet’s private IPv4 address
  • The Droplet’s IPv6 address
  • The memory size of the Droplet in MB
  • The number of vCPUs on the Droplet
  • The size of the Droplet’s disk in GB
  • The Droplet’s data center region
  • The image the Droplet was created from
  • The status of the Droplet. Possible values: new, active, off, or archive
  • The tags assigned to the Droplet
  • A list of features enabled for the Droplet, such as backups, ipv6, monitoring, and private_networking
  • The IDs of block storage volumes attached to the Droplet


The following example retrieves a list of all Droplets in the nyc1 region:

doctl compute droplet list --region nyc1


Option Description
--format Columns for output in a comma-separated list. Possible values: ID, Name, PublicIPv4, PrivateIPv4, PublicIPv6, Memory, VCPUs, Disk, Region, Image, VPCUUID, Status, Tags, Features, Volumes.
--help , -h Help for this command
--no-header Return raw data with no headers
Default: false
--region Retrieves a list of Droplets in a specified region
--tag-name Retrieves a list of Droplets with the specified tag name
Command Description
doctl compute droplet Manage virtual machines (Droplets)

Global Flags

Option Description
--access-token, -t API V2 access token
--api-url, -u Override default API endpoint
--config, -c Specify a custom config file
  • macOS: ${HOME}/Library/Application Support/doctl/config.yaml
  • Linux: ${XDG_CONFIG_HOME}/doctl/config.yaml
  • Windows: %APPDATA%\doctl\config.yaml
--context Specify a custom authentication context name
--http-retry-max Set maximum number of retries for requests that fail with a 429 or 500-level error
Default: 5
--http-retry-wait-max Set the minimum number of seconds to wait before retrying a failed request
Default: 30
--http-retry-wait-min Set the maximum number of seconds to wait before retrying a failed request
Default: 1
--interactive Enable interactive behavior. Defaults to true if the terminal supports it (default false)
Default: false
--output, -o Desired output format [text|json]
Default: text
--trace Show a log of network activity while performing a command
Default: false
--verbose, -v Enable verbose output
Default: false