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Keep the instance with all the settings made on it and export it

Hello,

Is it possible to keep the instance with all the settings made on it and export it to import it on another server with SuiteCRM?

Thank you in advance.

Hi,

You can backup the files and database, restore them in another host and edit the config.php file in the root folder.

I believe the main parameters you should check in config.php are:

‘dbconfig’ => mainly db host, name, user, password…
‘default_permissions’ => depending on your host, maybe just the user and group
‘host_name’
‘site_url’
‘unique_key’ => just change the last 4 digits

The reply from sinergiacrm says it nicely - YES you can do it.

If you have never moved a MySQL database by ‘mysqldump’ - or moved a whole directory of files (which is what moving SuiteCRM or many server apps is all about) - then this gives more details: it’s years old: you may prefer to google for a solution using Docker containers or an other VM of your choice; as those approaches have a number of benefits. But if you’re less familiar with Linux, that may be a stretch too far for this task.