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Old 31st January 2013, 03:04 is offline
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We recently had to move websites as well but couldn't afford the downtime. We acheived this by doing the following:

1) setup another ispconfig server as a "migration" server. This ispconfig server WAS NOT part of the mutliserver configuration.
2) setup a duplicate of the website and copied the website files to the migration server
3) DNS change to host the website temporarially on the migration server
4) delete the website on the original multiserver setup
5) re-created it on the desired final server in the multiserver setup
6) DNS change to host the website in it's final location
7) remove the website from the migration server

By using DNS in this way we were able to move the server around without any downtime to our site visitors. It's a little extra work, but in the end worth having the site up 100%
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