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How do I access the DigitalOcean Terminal?

Last updated on September 25, 2022 @ 2:31 pm

To access the DigitalOcean Terminal, open a web browser and navigate to When prompted for a username and password, use the credentials you created when you signed up for DigitalOcean.

Once you are logged in, click the “Terminal” button in the top left corner of the screen. You will be presented with a list of available commands. To start using the Terminal, type the following command and press ENTER:.

PRO TIP: The following article describes how to access the DigitalOcean Terminal. Please be aware that this feature is only available to users with the Admin role. If you do not have the Admin role, you will not be able to access the DigitalOcean Terminal.

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If you are new to DigitalOcean, we recommend reading our introductory article on the platform. After you have become familiar with the basics of DigitalOcean, you may want to try some of our more advanced tutorials, such as setting up a server with Docker and deploying an application with App Engine.

Dale Leydon

Dale Leydon

Sysadmin turned Javascript developer. Owner of 20+ apps graveyard, and a couple of successful ones.