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CPanel migration without Downtime

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by V-ICE, May 27, 2010.

  1. V-ICE

    V-ICE Registered

    Feb 3, 2009
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    Been looking around for some solution for my problem.

    the goal is to physically move Server 1 to another location.
    For that i have a temp server on site.

    Got 2 Servers (like everybody else)

    Server 1 - colocation
    Server 2 - On Site

    So i was thinking moving all datat from server 1 to server 2. and when the physically move of server 1 i done, i would move back from server 2 to server 1.

    Tried the "Copy multiple accounts/packages from another server"
    but due to the excessive use of email, i've got 7GB+ to transer in 5 accounts, where 1 account is 5GB+ and another is 2GB+ , the 2 accounts with the most important mails..

    1. I'm worried about loosing e-mails during the transfer.

    2. tried to move it this night, no problems moving, but when i pointed the DNS to Server 2, the website wasn't working.

    I do not have too deep linux experience.
    some step-by-step would be great.

    Any suggestions how to resolve this painless ?


    ----- Edit
    Allt the DNSing are on another server.
    #1 V-ICE, May 27, 2010
    Last edited: May 27, 2010
  2. serlex

    serlex Well-Known Member

    Oct 20, 2009
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    Are the websites working via the IP? Is the new/old IPs routing properly?
  3. thewebhostingdi

    thewebhostingdi Well-Known Member

    Jan 10, 2008
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    It might be a DNS propagation issue. You can try to run your site using the temporary URL and have a try. The temporary URL should be http://IP address/~username.
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