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how can i change os of my droplet?

  • Posted January 26, 2015

how can i change os of my droplet?

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Droplets----->Your droplets( the one you want to change os)------>Destroy----->Rebuild Then,choose the os you want and chlick the rebuild from image, the last thing you need to do is just wait.(you must know that change os will clear all your data you need to backup)

Hello all,

I personally believe that the safest way to do this is to follow these steps here:

  • Spin up a new Droplet with the desired OS
  • Install the necessary services (webserver, sql server, etc.)
  • After that using rsync for example copy over your files and migrate your databases
  • Then test your website and server fully to make sure that everything is working as expected
  • Finally change your DNS to point to the new Droplet

Regards, Alex