The DigitalOcean datasource consumes the content served from DigitalOcean’s metadata service. This metadata service serves information about the running droplet via http over the link local address The metadata API endpoints are fully described in the DigitalOcean metadata documentation.


DigitalOcean’s datasource can be configured as follows:

    retries: 3
    timeout: 2
  • retries

    Specifies the number of times to attempt connection to the metadata service.

  • timeout

    Specifies the timeout (in seconds) to wait for a response from the metadata service.