Adding a private server (VPS)

Adding the VPS

The steps to add a new VPS vary depending on if you are adding a VPS for the first time or not.

The following instructions describe how to add a VPS for the first time or add an additional VPS to your account.

Moving a site to a VPS does not affect your email service. Email is on a different server and will continue to function normally.

Adding a VPS for the first time

  1. Go to the VPS page.
    The Managed VPS Dashboard page opens:
  2. Click the Get Started button.
    The following page opens that displays various VPS packages to choose:
  3. Select one of the two radio buttons at the top to either migrate all the data from your Shared server to your VPS or to not migrate any data.

    You can always migrate data in the future.

  4. Click the Get This VPS button for the plan you wish to purchase.
    The box displays various pricing options:
  5. Click the 'Monthly', 'Yearly', or '3 Years' option to purchase the VPS.
    A success message displays confirming the VPS has been purchased:

An email is sent to you after the VPS is provisioned. This usually completes in a few hours.

Adding an additional VPS to your account

  1. Go to the VPS page.
  2. Click the Add VPS button.
    A list of tiered plan options appears:
  3. Click the Get This VPS button for the plan you wish to purchase.

    When you add a second VPS, there is no option to migrate users or sites. However, you can migrate your users and domains after the VPS is provisioned using the following article:

    The box displays various pricing options:
  4. Click the 'Monthly', 'Yearly', or '3 Years' option to purchase the VPS.
    A success message displays confirming the VPS has been purchased:

An email is sent to you after the VPS is provisioned. This usually completes in a few hours.

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