Question

I can't restore a snapshot from a different droplet

Posted May 1, 2014 2.8k views
I'm trying to create a copy of a droplet by restoring a snapshot to a different droplet, but no other droplet can see the snapshot. The new droplet is in NY and the snapshot was made in SF, but I transferred it and none of the other SF droplets can see it either. The documentation says that there's a way to make the snapshot "globally accessible", but that option isn't listed in the transfer dropdown, only the individual data centers. What do I do????

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Hi Paul,

To restore a snapshot, you need to go to the "My Images" tab:

http://i.imgur.com/JFI0aa1l.jpg
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