What happens with snapshots after deleting a droplet?

Posted March 9, 2015 5k views

Hi, I would like to know if when I destroy a droplet, I can still have acess to it’s snapshots after. Currently I have two droplets spawned but I only need one, if I destroy the other one can I recover it from the snapshots in a month or so? Do the snapshots delete themselves after some period of time?

Thanks in advance,


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They exist till you manually delete each image. So yes, you can delete droplets and the image will still be there for you to restore it.