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Server change
« on: 2019-Sep-20 »
Our webhoster quits. I have time to the end of 2019 to move to another hoster.
I amy very anxious about the email/https certificate after the move.
On the other hand, I can move to a hoster that cares about the linux backbone, so I don't have to care about this anymore. It caused my so much headache, since I'm a total noob when it comes to this.

Just wanted to let you know.
If anyone if good at that stuff, please let me know.
I would have to:
-move the php sites (easy)
-backup all email (4 accounts. I use thunderbird. I plan to pull them all local and then copy back. Would that be OK?)
-move 3 data bases (yes, this forum too!). I have no idea, but I hope something like mysql-php offers that option...
-point the domains (3) to the new server (I hope that one is a quick one. My new hoster offers a GUI for that).
-What about the certificate for the https/email accounts?
-Anything I missed?

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Re: Server change
« Reply #1 on: 2019-Sep-21 »
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Re: Server change
« Reply #2 on: 2019-Sep-21 »
Will the current sites post be kept? Lots of handy stuff on here.  :P
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Re: Server change
« Reply #3 on: 2019-Sep-21 »
Also check the php version of the new hoster.

Later versions can be incompatible when older features and some commands of php <5.x etc.

do a phpinfo() page on old and new hoster then compare for problematic differences e.g.

Code: GLBasic [Select]
<?php

// Show all information, defaults to INFO_ALL
phpinfo();

// Show just the module information.
// phpinfo(8) yields identical results.
phpinfo(INFO_MODULES);

?>

You can compare them and have the new server as close as possible to the old one.
Changes can be added/edited to the php.ini file.


 
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Re: Server change
« Reply #4 on: 2019-Sep-21 »
If you Need some testspace on a extra Server sayit

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Re: Server change
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