How to enable backup in a droplet?

  • Posted on April 10, 2014
  • manoelAsked by manoel

I created my droplet without backups. How can I add backups to it now?

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To enable automatic backups on an existing server, you’ll need to follow these instructions:

  • Create a snapshot of your server
  • Delete your server to release the IP
  • Immediately after the delete is finished, create a new droplet, choose the same datacenter, and in the “select images” section switch to “my images” and select your snapshot. Then check the “Enable Backups” box. This server will almost always capture the IP just released.

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