Can you clone your instance

Can you create a new instance from an existing one by cloning it at digitalocean?


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I want to clone my droplet and you have answered that question now my second query is how my apps will work with the new droplet.

You might be interested in using a tool like Packer. It lets you automate the creation of snapshots with configuration files.

I just wrote two tutorials that may be helpful:

  1. How to Create DigitalOcean Snapshots Using Packer on Ubuntu 16.04
  2. How to Create DigitalOcean Snapshots Using Packer on CentOS 7


You can create a Snapshot of your Droplet and then use that Snapshot to deploy a new Droplet. In a sense, it’s like cloning, but there’s an extra step.