fly deploy erasing my existing Production Database and replacing with Local one

I am using Django for my website & every time I deploy , the database gets wiped out and gets replaced with the one on my local server.
The command I use is “fly deploy”
Please advice.

Hi @caggly

Are you using SQLite as a database? In this case you need to use Volumes, as root filesystem is ephemeral and gets reset on every restart/redeploy.

Yes I am. Thanks will try it out. How do I extract the Existing database through fly?

There is a set of fly ssh sftp commands that you can use to pull/push files from/to VM: