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regarding live snapshot

Hello, There’s a new option called “Live Snapshot”. and DO is still recommended to power down the droplet before taking snapshot

**Power-down your Droplet before taking a snapshot to ensure data consistency.**

so i want to ask is there still any chance of data loss when i take live snapshot?

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Will the corruption be in the snapshot or in the server data?


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There is a rare chance of data being corrupted. I personally don’t turn servers off when taking snapshots and so far I have not had any issues. :)