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How to create droplet image and download it to computer and run using VMware?

Posted June 1, 2015 25.2k views
Backups Django

Hi,

Is there a function in the panel that i can create droplet image and download it to computer and run using VMware and upload my own version to spin up? (for backup and dev purpose) or I have to do it on linux command? and how to do it, please help.

I am running django droplet on ubuntu 14.04.

Thank you very much.

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Unfortunately it is currently not possible to export and download a Droplet image. You can vote for this feature on our suggestions board so that you get notified on any updates.

I doubt if that feature is present as of now, there is talks in feature request about this, but I dont think its implemented yet.

DO images are basic minimal image, so its better to download once such in your PC then install via VMWare.. Once installed locally, tools like RSync can help sync files between your local and DO VPS..

I haven’t tried it, yet, but it seems like Clonezilla should work.

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