DigitalOcean is a cloud service where developers can easily deploy a blazing fast SSD cloud servers called droplets. DigitalOcean accelerates software development to give developers more time to build features instead of spending it on managing their infrastructure. With DigitalOcean module for HostBill you can resell DigitalOcean droplets and are free to charge for OS templates, regions or droplets size.

Activating the module

  1. If the module is included in your HostBill edition you can download it from your client portal.
  2. If the module is not included in your HostBill edition you can purchase it from our marketplace and then download it from the client area.
  3. Once you download the module extract it in the main HostBill directory.
  4. Go to Settings → Modules → Hosting Modules, find and activate Digital Ocean module.

Connecting HostBill with Digital Ocean 

  1. Proceed to Settings → Apps → Add new App
  2. From Applications list select Digital Ocean
  3. Enter:
    • Name - Name of this connection
    • User prefix
    • API Key

      4. Verify entered credentials by clicking Test Connection to check if HostBill can connect
      5. Save Changes

The API Credentials can be obtained from your Digital Ocean panel:

Adding Digital Ocean Cloud Hosting package

  1. In HostBill go to Settings → Products & Services, and Add new order page
  2. From Order Types select VPS Accounts
  3. After creating order page add new product in it, provide name & Save changes
  4. In product configuration section proceed to Connect with App, select DigitalOcean module and App server created in previous steps.
  5. Proceed to configuration wizard and set your package limit for each step.
  6. Submit changes, your package is ready

 For more generic product configuration details including price, automation, emails settings refer to Product Configuration article.

Configuring Client Functions   

In Products & Services → Your Order Page  Your Product → Client Functions you can control what features customer will have access to in client portal, by clicking Enable/Disable next to the given option.
Use Edit button to adjust function appearance in the client portal.

For Digital Ocean you can enable a number of standard client functions:

  1. Change Billing Cycle
  2. Change Label
  3. Change Ownership
  4. Edit Forms
  5. Graphs
  6. Login Details
  7. Manual Service Renew
  8. New Direct Link
  9. Related Services
  10. Service Auto Renewal