Move domain from one droplet to another

I need to upgrade from Centos 7 to Rocky Linux 8. That’s not possible with cPanel. I need another server. Cpanel requires a static IP to migrate sites. Can I use this reserved IP feature? How would I do it?

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Thanks for the Ubuntu suggestion. I thought the transfer tool would only work if the old and new servers had the same IP. My mistake.

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December 14, 2022

Hello @mycockerspaniel

Spinning a new droplet will assign an IP address to the droplet. cPanel also now supports Ubuntu as server OS so this is also an option to provision a Ubuntu 22.04 droplet and migrate your data.

With the two cPanel servers being online you can use the Transfer tool option in cPanel/WHM and migrate the data.


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December 14, 2022

Hi @mycockerspaniel,

Creating a new Droplet will add it a static IP address and you should be able to migrate your website without a problem. Or do you mean you want to migrate your website and on the new droplet and for that droplet to have the same IP?