Migrate linux CentOs server to Digital Ocean?

March 30, 2016 1.2k views
Configuration Management CentOS

Hi, is there any why in which I can migrate my linux CentOs server to Digital Ocean? Its current backup size in Open Virtualization Format is cca 30GB.

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Right now it is not possible to import a disk image to your DigitalOcean account. However, you can manually migrate the server by creating a CentOS Droplet (of the same version as your existing server), installing all the packages and programs that you need on the Droplet, and then transferring the configs and files to the Droplet.

Take a look at the following tutorial series which walks you through migrating to a new linux server (in this case, a new Droplet):

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