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DigitalOcean API v2 with SSH integration

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Python library for managing your Digital Ocean account

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The DigitalOcean API allows you to manage Droplets and resources within the DigitalOcean cloud in a simple, programmatic way using conventional HTTP requests. The endpoints are intuitive and powerful, allowing you to easily make calls to retrieve information or to execute actions.

This library starts with a python wrapper for the API and aims to build tools to make it easier to manage, provision, and deploy to Digital Ocean.


  • Full featured: API wrapper covering the published DigitalOcean API v2

  • Tested: integration test coverage against most of the API

  • SSH integration: integrates paramiko library so you can SSH in and issue commands

  • Deployment conveniences: methods like apt, pip, and git for easier deployment


Deploy a new Flask app from github

import poseidon as P
client = P.connect()
ssh_key_id = client.keys.list()[0]['id']
droplet = client.droplets.create('', 'sfo1', '512mb',
                              'ubuntu-14-04-x64', ssh_keys=[ssh_key_id])
domain ='', droplet.ip_address)
records =['name'])
records.create('A', data=droplet.ip_address)
ssh = droplet.connect()
ssh.apt('git python-pip')
ssh.git(username='changhiskhan', repo='hello_world')
ssh.nohup('python') # DNS takes a while to propagate

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