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How can i migrate Magento 1.9.3.2 to Digital Ocean?

Today i’m in a shared hosting, and want to migrate all site do here to a 8GB / 4 CPUs Droplet


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Hi @bedinthebox,

Your first step is to create the Droplet and install the needed services for Magento to work, that would be Apache, MySQL, PHP - a LAMP stack. You can see this tutorial on how to do that:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-linux-apache-mysql-php-lamp-stack-on-ubuntu-20-04

Once you have that you need to transfer your website’s files over to your new Droplet

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/droplets/how-to/transfer-files/

Once you’ve uploaded your files via SFTP, you will also have to import your database. You could do that by using an SQL client like Table Plus or Workbench:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-connect-to-a-mysql-server-remotely-with-mysql-workbench

In either cases, once you are ready with the transfer, you will need to change your DNS so that your A record points to the new DigitalOcean server IP address. After the DNS change it can take up to 24 hours or so for the DNS cache to clear over the Globe.

Let me know if you have any questions!

Best,