Dolphin is a PHP-based command line tool for managing and deploying to DigitalOcean servers, using Ansible as automation tool.

Dolphin screenshot


  • PHP (cli)
  • Composer
  • Curl
  • Valid DigitalOcean API Key (R+W)
  • Ansible (optional, but required by deployer)

It is advisable not to install Dolphin on a web server. This tool should only be used either on a local development environment you control (like your work machine) or a remote Linux server secured by a firewall.

For installation instructions, check the Getting Started section of this documentation.