Can we restore snapshot or backup from one droplet to other one.

Posted March 13, 2020 763 views
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I have two droplets and want to restore snapshot of one droplet to another existing droplet.

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Yes, it’s possible to restore a running droplet to a SnapShot.

  1. Find your droplet you want to override with a Snapshot.
  2. Press destroy on left sidebar
  3. Rebuild Droplet
  4. Select Image

Rebuild Droplet SnapShooter

We have a more in-depth guide on our docs Restore DigitalOcean Droplet Guide

Hope that helps

Founder and CEO SnapShooter - Droplet Backups

Hello. You can’t restore a droplet from a snapshot belonging to another droplet. The only thing you can do is to create a new droplet from the desired snapshot and replace the old droplet with the one just created. If you are hosting a website on the droplet you should also change the DSN record to point to the new IP address. Would this work for you?