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OS upgrade/Transfer tool goes awry (Centos 7.9 -> almaLinux 8)



  • Andrew Nemeth

    When you use Transfer Tool the first time it warns you that it will use Live Transfer by default which means it will automatically suspend the account on the old server and point the IP address of the domain name over to the new server once the migration is completed. I'm sure you didn't disable this option hence everything is now pointing over to the new server.

    The solution is to unsuspend the account on the old server (do not tick the box "retaing proxying).

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  • billmcollam

    That was it... thnks a million.  I had used the Transter tool for the same purpose years ago obv didnt notice the impact of the Live Transfer this time... Much appreciated



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