How to Migrate 60 Sites from One cPanel Server to Another with Cloudflare DNS?

freds86

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Hello,
I find myself in a situation where I need to migrate approximately 60 websites from one cPanel server to another. These sites are currently using Cloudflare DNS, and I want to ensure a smooth and efficient migration process. I'd greatly appreciate your expertise and advice on how to accomplish this task seamlessly.

All 40 websites are hosted on a cPanel server. Cloudflare DNS is being used for these sites, and I want to ensure minimal downtime and avoid any data loss during the migration. If you have any tips, best practices, or recommendations to make this process as fast and error-free as possible, your insights would be highly valuable.

Thank you in advance for your assistance!
 

Dopani

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Migrating 60 websites is quite the task, but with Cloudflare in the mix, you've got a buffer that can make things smoother. First up, make sure you've got full backups for all sites - better safe than sorry. With cPanel, you can often use the transfer tool to move accounts directly, which is super handy.

Before you switch anything over, prep the new server, get all the security and settings matched up to what you've got currently. Since you're using Cloudflare, update your DNS records to point to the new server IPs, but keep the TTL (Time to Live) low, so changes happen quickly.

When you're ready, move the sites in batches to avoid overwhelming the new server and to keep your workload manageable. Monitor each migration closely for any hiccups.

After the sites are up on the new server, don't rush to close the old account. Keep it active for a bit to ensure you've got everything, and nothing's been missed.

Hope that helps! Good luck with the move!
 

rainmaker11

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Moving 60 websites can seem daunting, but here's a streamlined approach. First, ensure you have backups for all your sites—it's your safety net. Then, transfer and restore these backups on your new cPanel server. To check everything's working without affecting your live sites, use the hosts file or a temporary URL for testing. Once you're confident everything's in order, update your DNS settings on Cloudflare to point to the new server. This way, you'll minimize downtime and keep everything running smoothly. Remember, patience and thorough testing are your best friends here!
 

greenhostcloud

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Hello,
I find myself in a situation where I need to migrate approximately 60 websites from one cPanel server to another. These sites are currently using Cloudflare DNS, and I want to ensure a smooth and efficient migration process. I'd greatly appreciate your expertise and advice on how to accomplish this task seamlessly.

All 40 websites are hosted on a cPanel server. Cloudflare DNS is being used for these sites, and I want to ensure minimal downtime and avoid any data loss during the migration. If you have any tips, best practices, or recommendations to make this process as fast and error-free as possible, your insights would be highly valuable.

Thank you in advance for your assistance!
Backup all 60 sites on the original cPanel server using the backup tool.
Then set up the new cPanel server with the necessary configurations and Cloudflare DNS settings.
Now restore the backups on the new server and update the DNS records on Cloudflare to point to the new server's IP address.
 

CULA

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It's not expensive, you need to find a specialist who does it. Take a look at freelance sites
 
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