Question

Restore a backup or snapshot into a docker container

  • Posted on April 21, 2014
  • tranqyAsked by tranqy

Would it be possible to take a backup of a droplet and then restore it into a docker container of another droplet? I assume not, but wow would that rock.


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Hi,

Try the helicopterizer for Backup and Restore for Docker Container in the Cloud Providers.

https://github.com/frekele/helicopterizer

help us with your code, make a PR. :)

You can however restore the backup, power on the droplet, download the contents, and then upload it to another droplet.

Unfortunately that is not possible as we do not support downloading/exporting images.