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Can I set the backup's time?

Posted August 7, 2014 2.8k views

Can I set the backup’s time?

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No, you can not set the time that a backup will take place. They happen automatically at periodic intervals. If you need more fine grained control over when your server is backed up, you can perform a snapshot or even automate them using the API.

by Justin Ellingwood
There are plenty of options for how to backup your data on a VPS. DigitalOcean's snapshot feature is a way of backing up your data as an image. In this article, we will explain how to implement automated snapshots using a Ruby script and the cron scheduling utility.

My server crashes every morning when backup starts. Server is stable leading up to the digital ocean backup. See screenshot

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