How do I migrate a rackspace server to Linode

Hi team,

I have a server that has been running on RackSpace since Ubuntu 12.04 was current.

I want to migrate this server to Linode.

I saw in a 2yr old post some detail about DD from rackspace and DD to Linode.

I would appreciate a more thorough understanding of what needs to be done to achieve this.

All responses are appreciated.

Cheers Bernard

1 Reply

Hey Bernard -

The first thing that I'd recommend to you is taking a look at this guide. It's a good overview on the recommended steps you take when migrating to Linode from another provider:

Best Practices when Migrating to Linode

For transferring over your data, rsync is mentioned in the above-linked guide, but you can also use any utility you like (like scp).

If you prefer to use SFTP, we have a guide on FileZilla

This should get you pointed in the right direction. If any other questions pop up, let us know and we'll be happy to help out as best we can.


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