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Move website between servers

Last updated: September 2022

Support documentation / Move website between servers

ℹ️ If you do not have access to 'Move websites' you may not have the correct user permissions

Move website between servers

ℹ️ The Application role for service websites can not be moved to a new server.

ℹ️ Soft deleted website can not be moved between servers.

The move website tool allows you to quickly move whole website or individual services (ie: email) belong to a websites between servers on your Enhance estate (Shared or Dedicated).


We will automatically update the DNS for websites that use Enhance. If a website's DNS is hosted externally, you will need to make this update.

ℹ️ When a server move is in progress, you can move away from the page. You will be notified when the move is complete.

To move websites between servers on your Enhance estate:

  1. Open ‘Servers’ in the left side bar
  2. Select 'Manage' on the server you would like to move the websites from
  3. Scroll to services and select the service you would like to move the websites from and select ‘Move server’
  4. When the 'Move server page loads, click 'Next' and then 'Start now' to confirm the move
  5. You will be pushed to a progress page when you can keep track of the move.

or

  1. Open ‘Websites’ in the left side bar
  2. Select one or more websites that you would like to move and click ‘Move server’
  3. When the 'Move server page loads, click 'Next' and then 'Start now' to confirm the move
  4. You will be pushed to a progress page when you can keep track of the move.

or

  1. Open ‘Move server’ in the left side bar
  2. Click 'New migration' this will push you to the 'Websites' page
  3. Select one or more websites that you would like to move and click ‘Move server’
  4. When the 'Move server page loads, click 'Next' and then 'Start now' to confirm the move
  5. You will be pushed to a progress page when you can keep track of the move

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