Go Back   HowtoForge Forums | HowtoForge - Linux Howtos and Tutorials > ISPConfig 2 > General

Do you like HowtoForge? Please consider supporting us by becoming a subscriber.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 25th March 2009, 18:40
Numerizen Numerizen is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Cherbourg -FRANCE
Posts: 103
Thanks: 27
Thanked 7 Times in 6 Posts
Default Moving ISPConfig - New thread

Hello all,

I just ended the process of moving my ISPConfig enabled server from one VDS to another and thought it might be cool to tell others about my experience, as limited as it may be.

I based my work on this thread : http://www.howtoforge.com/forums/sho...ht=move+server

It is a little outdated and cluttered with support requests of various types, so I'll try to summarize what I found inaccurate.

All the stuff about tar.gz files, sql dumps, copying lines from old files to new ones and forwarding mail from old to new remains valid.

For moving dumps and archives from one server to another, wget is your best bet. Simply move the files to a directory accessible via web, go to the right directory on the new server, and type :

wget http://youroldsite.com/thedumpfile.sql

The line about users in the new db I didn't understand, so my guess is that the databse changed a lot since this post.

Also, as mentioned in the old thread, I had to copy debian.cnf to the new server to keep the things together with the encrypted version of the password in the database (see here : http://www.howtoforge.com/forums/sho...4&postcount=34).

I had a hard time updating the DNS stuff. I first copied the pri* zone files, but they got updated and the new info was replaced by the old one. I then checked the database and had to update manually a lot of tables. I just replaced every occurence of the old IP with the new one, in every table I could find.

I didn't have to mess with the mails as I use Maildir.

Also, I didn't have to use the line mentioned here : http://www.howtoforge.com/forums/sho...&postcount=110 but you might.

Things seem to work now, but some of my domains are not migrated yet. Whois and dig infos are good, so my guess is propagation is not yet done for all of them.

Hope this thread will be useful to some. Thanks to all posters in the original thread.
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Numerizen For This Useful Post:
falko (26th March 2009)
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 26th March 2009, 18:55
falko falko is offline
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Lüneburg, Germany
Posts: 41,701
Thanks: 1,900
Thanked 2,751 Times in 2,581 Posts
 
Default

Thanks! I've made a copy of this thread in the Tips & Tricks forum.
__________________
Falko
--
Download the ISPConfig 3 Manual! | Check out the ISPConfig 3 Billing Module!

FB: http://www.facebook.com/howtoforge

nginx-Webhosting: Timme Hosting | Follow me on:
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
copy, migrate, migration, move, moving

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
ISPConfig after installation CoDonCo Installation/Configuration 46 14th July 2010 17:54
ISPConfig Conflic With Fedora 9 GDM rhuckle General 1 30th June 2009 02:58
ISPConfig 3.0.0.6 Beta released till General 38 21st September 2008 20:15
email/ftp problem after moving ispconfig mystix Installation/Configuration 3 14th September 2006 20:41
Recreating ISPConfig database retran Installation/Configuration 2 16th April 2006 00:22


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 22:58.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.