How to automate your backups on DigitalOcean VPS without coding

DigitalOcean is one of the most popular hosting providers. You can create a Droplet (VPS) instance on DigitalOcean and manage it as your own server. DO offers backups and snapshot services which are great, but can’t be used in many cases:
– You can’t automate snapshots creating using DO admin UI;
– Backups are creating once per week and you can’t control the schedule

To solve this problem we are going to use DigitalOcean open API and Konnector automation service.

Step 1: List your snapshots

First, you should create an agent to list your existing images created on DO. To do this, you should login to Konnector, go to Agents => New Agent and Select Json Api Agent.

Step 2: Create a snapshot