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Copy cPanel Server configuration

Paolo Caparrelli cPanel 22 June 2022

Also, /usr/local/cpanel/bin/cpconftool will back up and restore the Exim configuration and Tweak Settings. The Tweak Settings are mostly stored in /var/cpanel/cpanel.config, so this does overlap some of the information I mentioned in my previous post, but I wanted to mention it because it could be helpful to you. Here is the usage:

Code:
/usr/local/cpanel/bin/cpconftool –help

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

When you run it with the –backup argument, it will create a tarball (.tar.gz file) that you can copy to the new server and restore using the –restore= argument. This tool only works with Tweak Settings and the Exim configuration at this time, so for other data like EasyApache profiles, you will still need to use the methods I described in my previous post.

 

The cpconftool Script

 

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For cPanel & WHM version 11.50

 

Overview

The /usr/local/cpanel/bin/cpconftool script backs up and restores the Exim configuration file and cpanel.config file. This is useful, for example, when you migrate your cPanel & WHM accounts to a new server.

The /usr/local/cpanel/bin/cpconftool script

To use this script, run the following command as the root user:

/usr/local/cpanel/bin/cpconftool –argument

Arguments

The /usr/local/cpanel/bin/cpconftool script accepts the following arguments:

Argument
Description
Example
–restore

Restore a backup file.

 

–restore=/home/whm-config-backup-all-1.1-1411229033.tar.gz
–backup

Generate a backup file.

 

–backup=cpanel::system::tweaksettings,cpanel::smtp::exim

 

 

–list-modules List the available modules on your server.

The output will resemble the following example:

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cpanel::system::tweaksettings
cpanel::smtp::exim
–modules

A comma-separated list of the modules to restore or back up.

Note:

You can pass this argument with the –restore and –backup arguments to restore or backup specific modules.

–modules=cpanel::system::tweaksettings,cpanel::smtp::exim

Example

To restore the settings in the cpanel::system::tweaksettings module from a specific backup file, run the following command:

/usr/local/cpanel/bin/cpconftool –restore=/home/whm-config-backup-all-1.1-1434047759.tar.gz –modules=cpanel::system::tweaksettings

The output will resemble the following example:

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cpanel::system::tweaksettings:
  post_restore:
–snip–
   status: 1
    statusmsg: Update TweakSettings Succeeded
  restore:
    data:
      warnings: []
  
    status: 1
    statusmsg: "Whostmgr::Config::Restore::System::TweakSettings: ok"

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