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SSL Moving to new centmin mod server. How to handle SSL?

Discussion in 'System Administration' started by SneakyDave, Jan 23, 2018.

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    SneakyDave Member

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    I have a Comodo SSL cert that expires in March. I'm moving a XenForo site to a new server and I'm curious if it's easy enough to just copy all the certs and key files from one centminmod configuration to the new centminmod server.

    I've been getting the new site tested on the new server, and I've just been changing my hosts file to direct myself to it. Because the original domain is HSTS however, browsers won't direct me to the new SSL location, I assume I need to do some setup yet there.
     
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    Sunka Well-Known Member

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    I did it before.
    Migrate to new server scenario
    For https, just do that. It should work.
     
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    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    For moving site data there's 2 general guides where the principles & steps of backing up and moving data is the same just slightly different for
    1. Moving Centmin Mod site data to another Centmin Mod server
    2. Moving cPanel/WHM site data to Centmin Mod server
    Those guides move alot more than just the site(s) in question but config files etc. You can use your own best judgement as to the config files and whether you want to move them or just use the fresh server setup Centmin Mod config files as they get auto optimised for the server Centmin Mod initially installed on.
     
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    I set up a new centminmod server, and recreated the virtual hosts. I was just curious if there were any additional steps with moving certs but I think it was a lot easier than I thought.

    Thanks guys
     
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    Sunka Well-Known Member

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    just bring us a xf2 version of your mods ;)
     
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    lol. that's the next step. Want to get my XF stuff on PHP 7.x first.
     
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