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How to Migrate a Website from cPanel to DirectAdmin
How to Migrate a Website from cPanel to DirectAdmin

Migrating your website from cPanel to Hostinger’s VPS

Updated over a week ago

DirectAdmin is one of the OS templates available for our VPS plans. In this article, we will go through the process of migrating your website from cPanel to Hostinger VPS with DirectAdmin. This will provide you with full control and increased speed.

Visit our DirectAdmin VPS hosting page to learn more about the plans.

Step 1 - Generate a cPanel Backup

Generate a full backup of your cPanel hosting by following this guide: Backup for cPanel. Next, download the backup file to your local device by selecting it from the Account Backups menu.

Step 2 - Upload the Backup to Your VPS

  1. Upload the backup via an FTP client such as FileZilla

  2. Rename the newly uploaded backup to any username:

Step 3 - Restore the Backup

  1. Navigate to the Admin Backup/Transfer section and click on Restore:

  2. Choose the path of your backup:

  3. Select to Use the IP from the list:

  4. Mark the checkbox on the backup and click on the Restore button:

After the backup is restored, you can point your domain to your Hostinger VPS and install free Let’s Encrypt SSL via DirectAdmin.

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