How do I autodestroy a DigitalOcean droplet after a certain time? For example, for when the power goes out.

Is there a way I can create a droplet and have it autodestroy after an hour?

The power at my place goes out a lot, and I don’t want to lose a small fortune if the power goes out for an extended period of time.

Thanks for any tips.


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Accepted Answer

Hi there @DanielAlejandro,

What you could do is create a script to do that. You can use the DigitalOcean API to do that, here’s a link to the official documentation on how to delete a Droplet:

Hope that this helps! Regards, Bobby