In order to backup&restore PBXware VPS from SERVERware 3 & 4 to the off-site PBXware you should follow these steps:


  • SSH to the SERVERware Host

  • Stop LXC with

/usr/bin/lxc-stop -n VPSNAME

  • Navigate to opt VPS directory with:

cd /home/lxc/VPSNAME/rootfs/opt/ 

  • Tar the httpd and pbxware with: 

tar czvf backup.tgz httpd pbxware

  • Copy this backup to the off-site with scp or rsync 

Example of SCP command running from off-site PBXware: 

scp -P 2222 swadmin@192.168.1.20:/home/lxc/VPSNAME/rootfs/opt/backup.tgz /opt

  • SSH to the off-site PBXware

  • Navigate to the /opt directory with: 

cd /opt 

  • Stop PBXware services with: 

/opt/pbxware/sh/stop

/opt/pbxware/httpd/sh/stop

  • Unpack backup with:

tar --numeric-owner -xvf PATH_TO_BACKUP where PATH_TO_BACKUP is a full path to your backup file.

  • Start PBXware services with:

/opt/pbxware/sh/start

 /opt/httpd/sh/start



NOTE: Please make sure that everything is working properly before using the migrated VPS as a production system. 

Any issues that may arise on the migrated VPS as a result of missed steps during the procedure will not be supported.