How to Activate Droplet Backups


  1. Login to SnapShooter
  2. Go to the Dashboard
  3. Search for your DropletFind your Droplet
  4. Press Activate Button
  5. Choose your basic backup settings
    • Droplet Backup Basic Settings
    • How Often do you want backups
    • What Timezone do you want backups based in
    • Backup time (e.g. allows you to set daily backups at 3am)
  6. Retention Policy
    • Choose the number of frequent backups you wish to store (only an option if your more frequent than daily)
    • Choose number of daily snapshots you wish to retain
    • Choose number of weekly snapshots you wish to retain
    • Choose number of monthly snapshots you wish to retain
  7. Choose Replication (Depends on plan)
    • Choose which region you want your backups copied to
  8. Press Start Backing up

Finished Backup Settings DigitalOcean