How to migrate from DirectAdmin to DirectAdmin?

M7Web

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I have a DirectAdmin reseller client who wants to have a vps server with DirectAdmin how could I migrate reseller accounts to vps?
 

system-admin

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I have a DirectAdmin reseller client who wants to have a vps server with DirectAdmin how could I migrate reseller accounts to vps?
You can generate backups using DirectAdmin > Admin Backup / Transfer
Copy these backup files to VPS and restore the same using same Admin Backup / Transfer
Make sure that you chown admin.admin all the backups before restoring them on VPS.

Change the name server or name server IPs.
 

M7Web

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You can generate backups using DirectAdmin > Admin Backup / Transfer
Copy these backup files to VPS and restore the same using same Admin Backup / Transfer
Make sure that you chown admin.admin all the backups before restoring them on VPS.

Change the name server or name server IPs.
Can I set to transfer backups directly to sftp of the new server?
 

system-admin

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Can I set to transfer backups directly to sftp of the new server?
Yes, use SCP to transfer data from this server to VPS

Give following command at new VPS/server to pull data from old server:

scp -r -P 22 root@server-ip:/home/admin/admin_backups/* /home/admin/admin_backups/

-P 22 is the port. If you have custom port, please replace port 22 to the one that you have.
 
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