Create a droplet using snapshot (VestaCP show the old ip addr interface)

Create a droplet using snapshot (VestaCP show the old ip addr interface) .

As a new droplet, we will have a new ip address interface but it seems my vestacp or linux will contain ip address for interface as an old one then how to change this completely (debian linux ? , vestacp config file ? , phpmysql ? , nginx ? , mysql ? , wordpress )

Sorry I am really new to linux and these cli platform…

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When you create a new droplet from your snapshot the IP address settings in Linux are updated but VestaCP stores this information separately. A command is included for you to update the IP address. After creating your new droplet you can run

v-add-sys-ip <*>your.ip.address <*>

Using droplet meta-data and user-data you can automate this process. On the create page, when using your VestaCP image, check the user-data checkbox and paste the following in the box:

myip=`ifconfig eth0 | grep inet | grep -v "inet6" | grep -v "" | sed 's/:/ /g' | awk '{print $3}'`;
v-add-sys-ip $myip;

This script will use droplet meta-data to get your new droplet’s IP address and run the command on the first boot. I don’t have a VestaCP image to test this with so I’d recommend testing with yours before using this method in production.