Are Droplet's Ip Adresses are portable?

We have a droplet running cPanel 108 under CloudLinux 7.9 and we receive a warning from cPanel that the support will end on the june 30 2024 and they encourage to upgrade to AlmaLinux 8. In their documentation, we can find a tutorial to migrate cPanel from one Server to another which have some requirements. How to Move All cPanel Accounts from One Server to Another | cPanel & WHM Documentation

First requirement is to be sure that the servers ip adresses are portable. Are they in your infra? Can we swap the public IP adresses between our Droplets?

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Bobby Iliev
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March 4, 2023
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Hi there,

IP addresses can not be transferred across Droplets unless you are using a reserved/floating IP address:

Hope that this helps!



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March 4, 2023

Hello @simonlabbdeslauriers

If you need an IP address that you can reassign to different Droplets as needed, use a Reserved IP address. Reserved IP addresses allow you to retain an IPv4 address and assign it to resources as needed.


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