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Transfer droplet to another account?

Hi, I working for a client and have a droplet for testing purposes. I was wondering if there is a way to transfer the droplet to the account of my client? The setup is WordPress /w WooComerce on LAMP

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alexdo
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September 25, 2020
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Hello all,

Currently, we do not support directly transferring Droplets between regions, users or accounts. However, It is possible to transfer Droplet Snapshots. If backups are enabled on your Droplet, you can convert a backup to a Snapshot. If not, you will need to manually create a Snapshot of your Droplet.

https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/images/backups/how-to/convert-to-snapshot/

Creating a snapshot of your droplet:

https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/images/snapshots/how-to/snapshot-droplets/

Once the Snapshot has been created, you can add the Snapshot to alternate regions. After you’ve done so, you will have those regions as an option when creating a Droplet from the Snapshot.

https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/images/snapshots/how-to/change-regions/

For more information on transferring Snapshots between users or team accounts you can read here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/images/snapshots/how-to/change-owners/

Hope that this helps! Regards, Alex

6 years later : NO proper solution for this !

I guess I’ll start looking for a new web hosting provider… ¯_(ツ)_/¯

Hi Folks,

Linode has this working really well. We can create accounts and and assign server specific permissions to each user. Do you have any intention of rolling out proper user permissions management of that sort at any time?

Thank you.