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Create API Key

For the communication with the Vultr interface, you need to enter an API Key.

Vultr Settings

To create an API Key do the following steps:

  1. Login into your VULTR account.

  2. Go to Settings and click on the tab API. Copy and paste the API Key.

Copy API Key

Snapshot Settings

  1. To enable Automatic Snapshots, click in the left menu on Vultr and then on the tab Settings.
Enable Automatic Snapshots
  1. Select the Frequency and Retention Period and click on the button Save.

Four Snapshots will be created per day and deleted after seven days with the following configuration.


Snapshots are a point-in-time image of the entire instance SSD for data disaster recovery. The instance will not be stopped when taking a snapshot; modern file systems and databases handle this scenario well.

Create Snapshot

  1. To create a Snapshot, click in the left menu on Vultr and then on the tab Snapshots.

  2. Click on the button Create Snapshot top right.

Create Snapshot
  1. Enter the Snapshot Name and click on Create.
Create Image
  1. The Snapshot is now being created by Vultr.
Snapshot Created