I am buying a droplet for my team member and I want the droplet to be deactivated automatically (not to be destroyed) after a specific date. Is there a way to do this somewhere inside the account management UI?
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As of the time being there is no such feature via the UI. But what I could suggest is to use the DigitalOcean API so that you could automate the process with a small script.
Here are a few examples of how to reboot a Droplet with different types of programming languages:
For a shutdown action, you would need to change the
Once you have the script in place, you could create a corn job that runs at a specific time and executes the script: