Why when I resize my droplet to plan of $20, my SSD is 20gb and not 40gb?

  • Posted August 23, 2013

I have a droplet, initialized with plan of $5, with plan of $20, but my SSD don’t upgrade to 40gb. SSD staying in 20GB.


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@hypertextsol: No, a snapshot is a complete clone of your droplet. Fast-Resize changes bandwidth as well.

@kamal What about the data files + mysql data, password, ssl and other stuff — does that all needs to be changed after rebuilding the droplets from the snapshot? <br> <br>Does the Fast Resize only changes RAM + CORES ? what about Bandwidth ?

Sweet! :]

Hi Kamal, <br> <br>Sorry, I don’t see the message! <br> <br>I follow this tutorial and my droplet is fine now :D <br> <br>Tks!

As noted on the poweroff state of the “Fast-Resize” page: <br> <br>“Fast Resize: Will allocate the upgraded RAM and Cores for your virtual server without making any disk changes. 1 Minute downtime.” <br> <br>By skipping the disk resize, we are able to shorten the time required to resize server RAM and CPU. <br> <br>To change the disk size use a snapshot/re-deploy method instead: <br> <br>1) take a snapshot <br>2) Optional but recommended: verify the snapshot (create/boot/destroy a test droplet of the desired size) <br>3) destroy your old droplet (this releases the IP) <br>4) create a droplet of the desired size using the snapshot as a starting image. This will get the IP released above. <br>