How many backups are stored for an instance?

February 16, 2015 1.2k views

I have enabled backups for a droplet and I understand how frequently the backups are taken, but I do not understand how many will be saved. How far back in the past can I restore/create a droplet?

1 Answer

Using the built-in backup solution, you are guaranteed to have at least four back-ups available at a time.

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