Post enabled backups and IP address retention

  • Posted July 9, 2014

I am not sure where to put a formal request for features. Highly needed are:

  1. Ways to upgrade to a backed up droplet AFTER creation.

  2. Guaranteed ways to recreate a droplet with original IP.

So there is some reason why the programmers don’t want to, but its possible, please consider.


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We use UserVoice for feature requests. Those are both request that have already been submitted. You can add your “vote” to show support:

Provide the ability to turn backups on or off after a droplet has been created

Reserve IP Addresses / Make sure we can keep an IP if we recreate a droplet.