by Kandra Labs

Version 3.2

OS Ubuntu 18.04



Zulip is a full-featured team chat application with a conversation model designed to make good use of your time. It uses email-style threading to keep messages organized, and to ensure that the right people see every message.

Software Included

Getting started after deploying Zulip

You must choose a Digital Ocean plan with at least 2GB of RAM when creating your Droplet.

After creating your Droplet:

  1. Create a DNS record for a hostname pointing to your new Droplet_IP
  2. Login to your new Droplet via SSH and follow the short configuration script.That's it! Your new Zulip chat server is now ready for use.If you're running this as a production server, we recommend skimming our extensive docs on configuring Zulip, upgrading, backups, monitoring, security, and more.

API Creation

In addition to creating a Droplet from the Zulip 1-Click App via the control panel, you can also use the DigitalOcean API.

As an example, to create a 4GB Zulip Droplet in the SFO2 region, you can use the following curl command. You’ll need to either save your API access token to an environment variable or substitute it into the command below.

  curl -X POST -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
       -H 'Authorization: Bearer '$TOKEN'' -d \
      '{"name":"choose_a_name","region":"sfo2","size":"s-2vcpu-4gb","image":"kandralabs-zulip-18-04"}' \

Additional Links

Why Zulip?

There are a lot of team chat apps. So why did we build Zulip?


Go through the features of Zulip.

Zulip Community

Become a part of our community by joining chat.zulip.org.