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cPanel on AWS - data retention



  • cPanelLauren
    Hi @osvi You can read our documentation on Amazon AWS Instances here: Amazon AWS Guide - cPanel Knowledge Base - cPanel Documentation Please let us know if you have further questions once going through the guide. Thanks!
  • osvi
    Hi Lauren, from the documentation it is not clear where the data is stored, nor if it is possible to migrate between instance types. Thank you!
  • cPanelMichael
    Hello @osvi, Good questions! 1. As you can see in the image below, "Shutdown Behavior" is set to "Stop" instead of "Terminate" by default when setting up the AMI: Thus, stopping or rebooting the server should not terminate the instance or result in data loss unless you configure "Terminate" as the shutdown behavior. 2. Changing the instance type is known as resizing. Amazon documents how this works at:

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