Lightsail Tips

Backup Lightsail instance with free SnapShots in 3 Steps

Backup Lightsail Instance Step By Step, Follow the These Simple Steps with screenshots to better understand. A Step Wise How To.

Backup Lightsail Instance Step By Step, Follow These Simple Steps with screenshots to better understand.

Saturday 8 August 18:22

Open the main Lightsail Instance Home Page Click on your Instance, You will see a Tab With 8 Options

Click on Snapshots, and then create a snapshot8options

Give Snapshot a name

Give a name to your Backup or Snapshot this is best as Site Name or App Name plus Date to remember, Click Create with the Green Symbol.Lightsail SFTP Access Using FileZilla

Do Not Click Anywhere or Refresh the Window

Snapshotting Appears as in the picture above, and the Snapshot will be in the list with Date.snapshotting

To create a new Instance from a saved snapshot.

select the 3 dots and click on create an instance.create_instanceCreate Automatic Backups in AWS Lightsail

Taking Backup of your Lightsail instance is simple and can be automated, you can get started with Lightsail for Free!

Bonus Tip

Always keep a snapshot of your configuration of a lower level to degrade the instance, because you may always upgrade to a higher configuration instance, but you can’t degrade it.

With Configuration, I mean CPUs & RAM, which means you may upgrade to 1Gb Ram from a 512MB instance, but you can not degrade back to a 512MB instance with a snapshot of 1GB.

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