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Destroy a droplet and keep the backups

Posted August 20, 2014 5.9k views

If we not tick the “Scrub Data” option while destroying a droplet what will happen? Will it delete the associated backups? or will it keep the backups?

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If you destroy a droplet, the backups associated with it will also be destroyed. If you want to keep a copy of the droplet after you destroy it, you must take a snapshot before doing so.

When a long running droplet is destroyed, a temporary snapshot that lasts 48 hours is created:

Where is link? for Recently Destroyed Droplets

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