How do I download a copy of my volume/droplet on a monthly basis?

Posted April 11, 2021 229 views

I want to have long-term back up. and every once in a while I want to download a copy of the volume into my local Storage drive.

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Hi there @Tapanda,

What I could suggest is using the rsync command to download all of the required files from your Droplet to your local drive.

You can follow the steps on how to do that here:


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Rsync is a tool for intelligently syncing local and remote directories. In this article we will explore the basic usage of this utility to copy files from directory to directory and from system to system.