Newbie question. My company has a Verio VPS v2 account that cost us $150/month (seems high to me but we've had no problems in the 8 months I've been working with them). Verio recently announced the same account with name change -- VPS v2 1000 -- for $109/month. According to the sales rep I talked to, I have to open a new account/server and transfer the old account/server to the new one to get the reduced price.
What's the most seemless/easist way to transfer the data from the old account to the new? I'm running three websites and 4 mailing lists. I've never setup a VPS from scratch, this setup was already done when I started the job.
There are several things to consider here - are you running a control panel?
If you are - look at the detals of how you do this. If you are not, then it should be simply a matter of making sure the NEW VPS has all the necessary software installed, then grab your backup from your current VPS and restore it to the new one - you do have a backup don't you ?
In order to make sure, you will probably need to run both servers concurrently for a few days (well, up to a month).
Of course, if you don't know what/how to do this work, take a look in the advertising forums and find a sysadmin to assist you do the task.
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