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Where is my snapshot?

Where do I find the snapshots i have taken in my server? When i login via SSH or SFTP i can’t see it.

In what directory is it saved?

Or how can i access it via ssh or sftp?

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I cannot find the droplet snapshot backup as well even when I have login my digital ocean account via FileZilla.

I was logged into /root directory, and no I cannot see any “snapshot” directory , or any “image” directory. any ideas guys?

Hello, @codespice

You can view all of your snapshots from you Digital Ocean control panel. Here is a direct link: https://cloud.digitalocean.com/images/snapshots/droplets

If you’ve taken any manual backups on your droplet they will be stored in the directory you’ve specified during the backup process. If you want to backup your site’s files you can use tar in order to so. Here is an example command you can use to backup your site:

tar -cvzf site-backup.tar.gz /path-to-public_html

If you want to copy/move the backup file to an external server you can then use rsync or scp to copy the file to any external storage server in order not to consume the server’s free disk space for hosting local backups.

Hope this helps

Regards, Alex

Hi,

Normally,your snapshot is located at this place https://cloud.digitalocean.com/images/snapshots/droplets.Here you can see snapshot,custom images and the backups for your droplets’.

Kind regards.

Shiroka