I have SF01 droplet and want to move to SF02 (after reading your Regional Availability Matrix page!).

I have 3 droplets.

  1. SF01 --> Hypersoft
  2. SF02 --> infoway
  3. SF02 --> mongodb-infoway

I have not been doing much on Digital Ocean in past year. Now I need to increase size of Hypersoft Droplet … Install Node.js, Express, etc. … and better understand how to managed “stuff” … because I have convinced a friend/business partner to move his website over to Digital Ocean. So I need to “Practice” on my existing website before I try to move his website to Digital Ocean.

I have never used #'s 2,3 after initially creating them :-( I want to “move” #1 (Hypersoft) from SF01 to SF02. I will make SNAPSHOT of Hypersoft. I do not need both #'s 2 & 3. Can I just DELETE #3 (mongodb-infoway)? Install Snapshot from #1 Hypersoft onto #2 infoway? How do I change name of #2 infoway from “infoway” and back to “Hypersoft”? Then Delete OLD Hypersoft?!?!??!

… or should I …

Make Snapshot of #1 Hypersoft. Delete ALL #'s 1 & 2 & 3. Create NEW larger Droplet based on SF02 … name NEW Droplet as “Hypersoft”. Then Restore Hypersoft Snapshot onto NEW Droplet.

Thought I had better “ask” before I royally mess up! :-)

Thanx. /richard boyd


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It’s easy to move a droplet;

If it were me, and you want to learn, I would set up a new droplet.