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Can you permanently increase disk size after temporarily increasing cpu and ram while staying on the same Plan?

Posted April 29, 2020 282 views
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If I rezize CPU and ram of my droplet this change is temporarily. But if I later also need more storage can I increase the disk while staying on the same plan? So for example I have a Droplet on the standard 1 vCPU 1 GB Ram 25 GB Disk plan. If I upgrade to the 1 vCPU 2 GB Ram 25 GB Plan can I later also permanently increase the disk to 50gb?

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Hi there @BetaHuhn,

You can upgrade your Droplet at any time via your DigitalOcean control panel. However for data integrity reasons, DigitalOcean doesn’t provide the ability to downsize a Droplet through the control panel, but you can still switch to a smaller Droplet using common migration strategies as described in the official documentation here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/droplets/resources/downsize/

Regards,
Bobby

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