Question

How to migrate a postfix box to DigitalOcean?

  • Posted on May 5, 2014
  • m644301Asked by m644301

Hi folks,

I’m looking to migrate an email server I have with another provider to DigitalOcean. However I’m unsure of what’s the most straight forward way of doing so, while retaining all configuration.

I’m not a seasoned sysmadmin so please bear with me :)

I’m using CentOS with postfix installed in my DO droplet. The server I’m moving is very low traffic so I’m ok if there’s a bit of downtime.

Thanks,


Submit an answer

This textbox defaults to using Markdown to format your answer.

You can type !ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!

Sign In or Sign Up to Answer

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

Want to learn more? Join the DigitalOcean Community!

Join our DigitalOcean community of over a million developers for free! Get help and share knowledge in Q&A, subscribe to topics of interest, and get courses and tools that will help you grow as a developer and scale your project or business.

Sorry for the late reply. In the most cases you can. If your old server use cPanel you will find the mail directory in your files. Copy that folder and upload it to your DO droplet. Place it in the folder where your emails are going to be and configure postfix to look into that directory.