Question

I just disabled backups by mistake, how do I re-enable them?

  • Posted on October 26, 2014
  • gubbyAsked by gubby

I have a droplet with backups configured. I just clicked a button called “Disable Backups” by mistake, and want to re-enable them, but there is no such option. How do I do this?


Submit an answer

This textbox defaults to using Markdown to format your answer.

You can type !ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!

Sign In or Sign Up to Answer

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

Want to learn more? Join the DigitalOcean Community!

Join our DigitalOcean community of over a million developers for free! Get help and share knowledge in Q&A, subscribe to topics of interest, and get courses and tools that will help you grow as a developer and scale your project or business.

Is there any option added now? Can I re-enabled backups if I disabled them through the dashboard?

Unfortunately, there is not currently a way to enable backups on an already running droplet, even if it previously had backups enabled. You could recreate it from a snapshot and enable backups when doing so.