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I want a mirror server but how to manage the licenses?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by pueblosnet, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. pueblosnet

    pueblosnet Active Member

    Dec 23, 2003
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    Hello, that's my initial setup:

    • 1 main server where all it's hosted
    • 1 backup server where I put the cpmove files

    I have all setup using the IP failover, wich it's the one I can redirect from one server to another, the problem I get it's that cpanel it's licensed to the fixed ip. How can I license the IP failover?
  2. cPanelDavidG

    cPanelDavidG Technical Product Specialist

    Nov 29, 2006
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    You can purchase additional licenses of cPanel/WHM at:

    Alternatively, you could manually swap the IP addresses of the primary and backup servers when your primary server goes offline and only need 1 license. The full server backups generated by WHM are .tar files so you can simply use command-line utilities supplied by your OS to restore those files.

    However, over the long-term it may be more efficient to rsync the contents of the servers than constantly generating/restoring backups. Feel welcome to submit a support ticket so our technical analysts can provide you with a list of paths and files that would need synchronization.

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