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I need to do a Website Transfer from my old Server's backup file

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2015-05-14 11:10 am EST

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I downloaded a 62GB backup (.tar.gz) file from my old Server. My old Host said that the backup file contains a cPanel backup as well.

So my question is: How should I go about uploading my backup file to the Server so that all my SQL databases are in tact and my Addon/Subdomains are where they are supposed to be?

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30,622 Points
2015-05-14 12:01 pm EST
Hello CJzWorld,

Thank you for contacting us about performing a website transfer. I recommend uploading your site via FTP, then sending a ticket to Live Support requesting that we unpack your backup/restore your site.

You will receive an email upon completion of the restoration. If you have any further questions, feel free to post them below.

Thank you,
John-Paul B

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Right now I am using cPanel's Backup feature to restore my backup.tar.gz file. It's approx 62GB so it will probably take a day or two to finish.
But once it is done, I will be sure to let The Support Team know so they can help me get everything in order so my Websites and mySQL Databases are exactly how they were as if nothing happened during the move.
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2015-05-14 12:04 pm EST
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