Migrate cPanel Accounts to CWP 7

CentOS Web Panel is a free and open source webhosting control panel. You can install CWP on to your CentOS VPS server.
In this tutorial we will show how to migrate a cPanel account to CWP 7 server.

Take cPanel backup

  1. Go to cPanel >> Files >> Backup >> Download a full account Backup.

  1. You can set the backup destination to your CWP server via SCP.

  1. Enter the remote server details.

Remote Server: Enter your CWP server IP.

Remote user: root

Remote password: Enter root password of the CWP server.

Port: enter your CWP server’s SSH port number.

  1. Then click on ” Generate Backup”.

  2. The cPanel account backup will be downloaded to your /root directory in CWP server and the backup file is look like the following format.

backup-12.28.2018_05-31-51_user.tar.gz

  1. Change that backup file name to the following format.

cpmove-{user}.tar.gz

  1. Login to server through SSH as a root user and move the backup file to /home directory.

mv /root/backup-12.28.2018_05-31-51_test_user.tar.gz /home/cpmove-test_user.tar.gz

Restoration

  1. Login to CWP and go to User Accounts >> cPanel Migration

  2. Then select backup file and click on “Import” to proceed restoration.

Once it is completed, you will get message like “Migration has been successfully completed”