Simple cPanel Migration


Just a quick tutorial on migrating a cpanel account from one server to another.


ssh into the remote server and run
/scripts/pkgacct username
and then logout.

Login to your local server and run
scp -r root@remoteIP:/home/cpmove-username.tar.gz /home
that will bring the file over to your local /home directory.

Now login to WHM and go to Home »Backup »Restore a Full Backup/cpmove File

Then select cpmove file / usernameacct to restore

Click restore


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