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Changeing directadmin to cpanel

Discussion in 'Data Protection' started by shirazy, Feb 8, 2007.

  1. shirazy

    shirazy Registered

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    Hi
    I have buyed a plan hosting from an iranian hoster that their control panel for administration is DirectAdmin but I dont want that.
    May I change this administration contro panel software to cpanel?
    Thanks
     
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    Sure you can. Ask your host to install the cPanel instead of the DA. If DA is already installed on your server, then they must format your HD, reinstall a fresh copy of the OS, and then install the cPanel/WHM.
     
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    So I can't upgrade it myself, isn't it?
    If my hoster change it for me, may delete my data on their server?
    Thanks
     
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    It's not recommended that you install it if you don't know what you're doing... plus you need a license for cpanel, and that's in your host's name, I assume.

    Anyway, if you want to stay on the same box, you can ask your host to install another drive in the system, before installing cpanel, make a backup to that drive, then ask them to perform the install. Otherwise, just make an offsite backup.

    IT WOULD BE EASIEST ... to setup a new box with CPanel, and just transfer your existing accounts on the old server to the new one..
     

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