Question

Where are snapshots and backup images saved?

  • Posted on November 24, 2013
  • marvellerAsked by marveller

Are they saved in a different location like Amazon S3 away from DO?

I am asking this because in the beginning of this year, my image was lost in DO due to server HD failure at the time, hoping that won’t happen again.

Thank you.


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Please see <a href=“https://www.digitalocean.com/blog_posts/snapshot-and-backup-roadmap”>https://www.digitalocean.com/blog_posts/snapshot-and-backup-roadmap</a>. <br> <br>All images will be hosted on Amazon Glacier as well for added redundancy.

You can save your own snapshot on S3 or locally with <a href=“http://duplicity.nongnu.org/”>duplicity</a>. <i>See</i> <a href=“https://github.com/zertrin/duplicity-backup”>duplicity-backup | GitHub</a> and/or <a href=“https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-use-duplicity-with-gpg-to-securely-automate-backups-on-ubuntu”>How To Use Duplicity with GPG to Securely Automate Backups on Ubuntu | DigitalOcean</a>.