I have droplet 4 GB Memory / 80 GB Disk + XX GB / NYC3 - Ubuntu 18.04.3 (LTS) x64. I need to resize(downgrade) both cpu mem and disk: to example: 1 GB Memory / 25 GB Disk + XX GB / NYC3 - Ubuntu 18.04.3 (LTS) x64
DO shows: Because your Droplet’s filesystem will be expanded, this resize is not reversible.
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!
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.
Click below to sign up and get $200 of credit to try our products over 60 days!
I will recommend you to check our official documentation for considerations when Downsizing to a Smaller Droplet: https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/droplets/resources/downsize/
The steps are the one that ForYourIT mentioned. You need to create a new droplet and also backup your data from your old droplet and then migrate the files from the original backup to the new one. The migration process is fairly simple and I can recommend you to use rsync in order to achieve this.
How To Copy Files With Rsync Over SSH
You can also check: How To Migrate to a New Linux Server
Hope this helps! Let me know if you have any questions about the process.
Like the DO comment explains, it is not possible to resize your droplet to a lower state. What you could do is
Let me know if this helps you, or got any more questions.