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Copy a reseller?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by slice16, May 1, 2005.

  1. slice16

    slice16 Active Member

    Nov 24, 2004
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    I have a new customer who has a reseller account on another server. He would like me to copy all his accounts over to our servers.

    However, he does not have root access, so i need a method to copy his reseller account and all the sub accounts without the indivdual sub account passwords. Any ideas?

  2. HH-Steven

    HH-Steven Well-Known Member

    Aug 29, 2004
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    The way i normally do it is to get the user to preform a FULL Backup and move it into his public_html directory then chmod it to 755.

    Then via ssh i cd into my /home diretory and fetch the backup using the wget command.

    Then via WHM restore the account using :

    Backup > Restore a Full Backup/cpmove file

    I find this works best for me and i havent had any issues with this method.

    Although how it would work with a full resellers would be a bit more lengthy as youd need to get him/her to do a full backup and move each user/client then change the owner of the respective accounts via WHM

    Hope this helps in some way.

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