Todos for migrating site - backups to make before I lose access
I am migrating my hosting from another provider’s a shared-hosting plan to Digital Ocean. This is my first time doing such a thing.
Regarding all of the data on the previous host, I want to backup everything, including my email. I used cPanel before and have FTP access.
What are some necessary precautions, the obvious and the overlooked?
So far I’ve been in the previous host’s account pages to download tar files of:
- my home directory
- something called ‘my website files’?
and a copy & pasted text of what appears to be my A, CNAME, MX, TXT, SRV, AAAA records
is there anything else I need to save before I lose access to my old hosting?
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