Clone a cPanel server configuration to a new server (excluding server specific items)

As a Server Administrator, I want the ability to clone a cPanel server to a new setup, so that deployment of new servers is simplified and quicker.

Cloning should include:

 

  • Tweak Settings (i.e. /var/cpanel/cpanel.config)
  • Exim Configuration
  • Feature Lists
  • Packages
  • Custom EasyApache Profiles
  • Reseller ACLs
  • Statistics Software Configuration
  • Update Preferences
  • /var/cpanel/rpm.versions.d
  • Other settings to be defined

 

Cloning should explicitly exclude:

  • IP Addresses
  • Nameservers
  • Hostname
  • cPanel Accounts
  • Anything that is server-specific

To Bakcup :

# /usr/local/cpanel/bin/cpconftool

/usr/local/cpanel/bin/cpconftool [--restore=file|--backup|--list-modules] [--modules=MODULE,MODULE,MODULE]

# /usr/local/cpanel/bin/cpconftool --backup

Backup Successful

To Restore :

/home/whm-config-backup-all

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