Automated dedicated server transfer possible?

2 replies
I have a managed dedicated server, and I am pretty fed up with my current host. I know it is possible to do

a full server account export (including settings, mysql databases, etc) from within the data center using

WHM or CPanel. I forget which.

My question is: if I setup a comparable machine with a new host, and give them access to my old server,

will they be able to do the same thing? Or will we have to start from scratch setting up each account,

email server, and importing databases and user credentials individually?

Sorry if I'm missing something here, but I pay for a managed server so that I don't have to know all the

technical details. Not that it ended up doing me much good...
#automated #dedicated #server #transfer
  • Profile picture of the author NetMan
    Originally Posted by scarletts View Post

    I have a managed dedicated server, and I am pretty fed up with my current host. I know it is possible to do

    a full server account export (including settings, mysql databases, etc) from within the data center using

    WHM or CPanel. I forget which.

    My question is: if I setup a comparable machine with a new host, and give them access to my old server,

    will they be able to do the same thing? Or will we have to start from scratch setting up each account,

    email server, and importing databases and user credentials individually?

    Sorry if I'm missing something here, but I pay for a managed server so that I don't have to know all the

    technical details. Not that it ended up doing me much good...
    Normally a good host will kindly help you to migrate to their facilities at no cost. Did you ask your new host about that?
    Signature
    **GET...** Your 2020 web Project @ 50% OFF | Be Quick Coupons are limited to 5 only!
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10392057].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author error404
    You just need to do a server to server transfer..your new host can do that for you as long as you are both running cpanel/WHM

    You can give them the IP address of old server and root password and they should be able to transfer accounts easily for you very straight forward process and yes it will copy entire accounts (emails/mysql databases/account settings etc)
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10393381].message }}

Trending Topics