How to Clone Your ServerMarch 12, 2014


In this KB:

  • How to clone your server from the Cloudways Console

Step 1: Go to Server Management

Tap on “Servers” on the top menu bar. Then, click on your target server from the list. This will take you to the Server Management section.

Server management 2

Step 2: Clone Your Server

Tap on the “pen” button in the bottom right corner of the screen. Then select on “Clone Server”.

Select clone server

Step 3: Start Cloning Process

After a notification window opens. Click Yes to start the cloning process.

Confirm server clone

Step 4: Choose Clone Specifications

You have the options to change specifications of the cloned server:

1) You can change the cloud provider.

2) You can scale server size.

3) You can change server region as well.

4) For some cloud providers (not an option with Digital Ocean) you can change disk size.

You can also view monthly and hourly server charges in the bottom of the screen.

Finally, click ‘Start Server Cloning’ to proceed.
Clone server specs

Your server will then begin cloning.

Server cloning

Congratulations! You have effectively cloned the server.Clone confirmation

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