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Getting Started

Create a workflow to Create Droplet with the Digital Ocean API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Create Droplet action
    1. Connect your Digital Ocean account
    2. Configure Name
    3. Select a Region
  2. Select a trigger to run your workflow on HTTP requests, schedules or app events
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger

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Details

This is a pre-built, source-available component from Pipedream's GitHub repo. The component is developed by Pipedream and the community, and verified and maintained by Pipedream.

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Create Droplet on Digital Ocean
Description:Creates a droplet. [See the docs here](https://docs.digitalocean.com/reference/api/api-reference/#operation/create_droplet)
Version:0.1.2
Key:digital_ocean-create-droplet

Code

import digitalOceanApp from "../../digital_ocean.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "digital_ocean-create-droplet",
  name: "Create Droplet",
  description: "Creates a droplet. [See the docs here](https://docs.digitalocean.com/reference/api/api-reference/#operation/create_droplet)",
  version: "0.1.2",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    digitalOceanApp,
    name: {
      label: "Name",
      type: "string",
      description: "Human-readable string to use when displaying the Droplet name.",
    },
    region: {
      label: "Region",
      type: "string",
      description: "Unique slug identifier for the region to deploy this Droplet in.",
      reloadProps: true,
      async options() {
        return this.digitalOceanApp.fetchRegionsOpts();
      },
    },
  },
  async additionalProps() {
    if (!this.region) {
      return {};
    }
    return {
      image: {
        label: "Image",
        type: "string",
        description: "The image ID of a public or private image, or the unique slug identifier for a public image. This image will be the base image for this Droplet.",
        reloadProps: false,
        options: async () => {
          return this.digitalOceanApp.fetchImageOpts(this.region);
        },
      },
      size: {
        label: "Size",
        type: "string",
        description: "Unique slug identifier for the size to select for this Droplet.",
        reloadProps: false,
        options: async () => {
          return this.digitalOceanApp.fetchSizeOpts(this.region);
        },
      },
      volumes: {
        label: "Volumes",
        type: "string[]",
        description: "A flat array including the unique string identifier for each Block Storage volume to be attached to the Droplet. At the moment a volume can only be attached to a single Droplet.",
        optional: true,
        reloadProps: false,
        options: async () => {
          return this.digitalOceanApp.fetchVolumeOpts(this.region);
        },
      },
      sshKeys: {
        label: "SSH keys",
        type: "string[]",
        description: "An array containing the IDs or fingerprints of the SSH keys that you wish to embed in the Droplet's root account upon creation.",
        optional: true,
        reloadProps: false,
        options: async () => {
          return this.digitalOceanApp.fetchSshKeys();
        },
      },
      backups: {
        label: "Enable Automated Backup",
        type: "boolean",
        description: "A boolean indicating whether automated backups should be enabled for the Droplet. Automated backups can only be enabled when the Droplet is created.",
        optional: true,
      },
      ipv6: {
        label: "Enable IPv6",
        type: "boolean",
        description: "A boolean indicating whether IPv6 is enabled on the Droplet.",
        optional: true,
      },
      userData: {
        label: "User Data",
        type: "string",
        description: "A string containing 'user data' which may be used to configure the Droplet on first boot, often a 'cloud-config' file or Bash script. It must be plain text and may not exceed 64 KiB in size.",
        optional: true,
      },
      privateNetworking: {
        label: "Enable Private Networking",
        type: "boolean",
        description: "A boolean indicating whether private networking is enabled for the Droplet. Private networking is currently only available in certain regions.",
        optional: true,
      },
      monitoring: {
        label: "Enable Monitoring",
        type: "boolean",
        description: "A boolean indicating whether to install the DigitalOcean agent for monitoring.",
        optional: true,
      },
      tags: {
        label: "Tags",
        type: "string[]",
        description: "A flat array of tag names as strings to apply to the Droplet after it is created. Tag names can either be existing or new tags.",
        optional: true,
      },
    };
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const api = this.digitalOceanApp.digitalOceanWrapper();
    const newDropletData = {
      name: this.name,
      region: this.region,
      size: this.size,
      image: this.image,
      ssh_keys: this.sshKeys,
      backups: this.backups,
      ipv6: this.ipv6,
      user_data: this.userData,
      private_networking: this.privateNetworking,
      volumes: this.volumes,
      tags: this.tags,
      monitoring: this.monitoring,
    };
    const response = await api.droplets.create(newDropletData);
    $.export("$summary", `Successfully created droplet ${response.droplet.name}.`);
    return response;
  },
};

Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
LabelPropTypeDescription
Digital OceandigitalOceanAppappThis component uses the Digital Ocean app.
Namenamestring

Human-readable string to use when displaying the Droplet name.

RegionregionstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.

Authentication

Digital Ocean uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your Digital Ocean account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into Digital Ocean and grant Pipedream permission to connect to your account. Pipedream securely stores and automatically refreshes the OAuth tokens so you can easily authenticate any Digital Ocean API.

Pipedream requests the following authorization scopes when you connect your account:

readwrite

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