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You can transfer/migrate an account using cpmove by performing the following steps:
rsync -vrplogDtH -e “ssh -p PORT#DESTSERVER” /home/cpmove-CPANELUSERNAME.tar.gz root@TARGETIP:/home/cpmove-CPANELUSERNAME.tar.gz
PORT#DESTSERVER – use the port number 22 or your custom port number
CPANELUSERNAME should be your cPanel username for your account and is normally in all lowercase
TARGETIP - IP of the server you're moving to
After transferring, connect the destination server with an SSH terminal, then run the following for each one of the accounts you wish to restore on the new server.
The filename of the backup must use one of the following formats:
For this feature to work, the backup or cpmove file must reside in one of the following directories:
CPANELUSERNAME should be the cPanel username for your account, and the account should not exist already. This is normally in all lowercase.
Written by Hostwinds Team / December 13, 2016