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How to Power Off a Droplet From a Command Line (To Create a Snapshot)?

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In this article you will learn to power off and on a droplet from a command line as well as to take a snapshot.

Steps to Power Off a Droplet from a Command Line and Create a Snapshot

Go to the command line and type the below syntax:


After that, go to the Power page and power it off here too. This won’t have an effect on your droplet but the web interface will be taken into sync.

Now go back to the Snapshot page and click on the Take Snapshot button.

That’s it!

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