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All Sites and Services: Server Upgrade

By: Donald Louch | Posted on: | Last Updated: | Incident Number: MS07675

Service Type

Scheduled: Server Upgrade

Details

I’ll be changing all my websites and services to a brand new VPS/Cloud hosting plan! With this, sites should, in theory, load much faster and I shouldn’t be hitting any resource issues! Also I'm moving my content over to a Canadian server!

Affected Service(s)

  • DLP Host
  • Donald Louch
  • Donald Louch Productions
  • Donald Louch Portfolio
  • Donald Louch Site Status
  • Donald Louch Vine
  • Donald Louch Files
  • Donald Louch Webmail
  • Server (IO Zoom)

What To Expect

Possible Downtime

Downtime

Began on

Completion

Possible Order of Operation

  1. Find Hosting Company (CA Cloud Hosting)
  2. Buy Plan
  3. Setup Hosting Account
  4. Setup Server
  5. Installing cPanel/WHM
  6. cPanel/WHM configuration
  7. Backup (old) Hosting Content
  8. Migrate Websites
  9. Testing New Sites and Services
  10. Change Nameserver
  11. Polish
  12. Done!

Completion Note

Please note that all sites and services SHOULD BE operational and propagated to the new server! However, there may be certain times when this isn’t the case. Please check back at a later times, if you’re on the old server.


Updates

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Update:

5:40PM: Donald Louch Files is now live!

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!!! NOTE !!!

First off, welcome to my new server! Second, Donald Louch Files is going to be getting a new script that service will be offline for a bit!

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!!! NOTE !!!

Please Note That NameServer Still May Be Propagating and Sites May Not Be Working 100%. But It Should Be Good Though

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Update:

9:55PM: (BEGAN) Nameserver Propagation

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Update:

9:51PM: (COMPLETED) Testing New Sites and Services

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Update:

9:02PM: (BEGAN) Testing New Sites and Services

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Update:

8:24PM: (COMPLETED) Uploading Old Content

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Update:

7:40PM: (BEGAN) Uploading Old Content

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Update:

6:30PM: (COMPLETED) Backing Up Old Content

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Update:

5:28PM: (BEGAN) Backing Up Old Content

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Update:

5:00PM: (BEGAN) WHM/cPanel Configuration

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Update:

3:50PM: (COMPLETED) WHM/cPanel Installation

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Update:

3:00PM: (BEGAN) WHM/cPanel Installation

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Update:

3:00PM: (COMPLETED) Server Setup

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Update:

2:45PM: (BEGAN) Server Setup

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!!! NOTE !!!

Bought Hosting Through CA Cloud Hosting!

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Update:

2:45PM: (COMPLETED) Buy Hosting

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Update:

2:40PM: (BEGAN) Buy Hosting


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