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