This document describes how to use SSH keys to securely copy an account from one server (source server) to another server (destination server).
This document uses the following definitions:
You must perform all of the actions below as the
To use SSH keys to securely move an account from the source server the destination server, perform the following steps:
Use WHM's Manage root's SSH Keys interface (Home >> Security Center >> Manage root's SSH Keys) to generate, authorize, and download a new SSH key pair.
Use a unique key name for this key.
Paste the public key in the Paste the Public Key text box.
Do not paste in the private key. The private key must remain on the destination server.