Clone droplet to another datacenter

Is is possible to clone a droplet from one datacenter to another?

Submit an answer

This textbox defaults to using Markdown to format your answer.

You can type !ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!

Sign In or Sign Up to Answer

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

Also-- if you’re transferring a server between regions, be sure to set it to global on the images page, so it’s available in all datacenters :)

You can create snapshot of your droplet in region A and then spin up a new instance in region B by specifying the snapshot you just created. Snapshots are available globally so you should be able to use it to clone droplets cross region. At least that is what I did in my setup. However, I am still new to Digital Ocean so there might be some other ways to do so. <br> <br>Here is the article from Digital Ocean talking about Snapshots and Backups and a quote from this article about what I just mentioned: <br> <br> <br> <br>“a snapshot taken of a New York based server can then be spun up on an Amsterdam droplet” <br> <br>Hope it helps.