Move Large Cpanel sites with pkgacct

When moving large site with pkgacct, you can use –skiphomedir option, this will not include user home directory in backup file pkgacct create.

/scripts/pkgacct --skiphomedir CPANEL_USERNAME

You need to move the user home directory with rsync

This can be done with command

rsync -avz "-e ssh -p 22" /home/CPANEL_USERNAME/ root@NEW_SERVER_IP:/home/CPANEL_USERNAME/

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