|This example shows how you can change the IP of your domain without having any downtime.|
This assumes both IPs are going to be on the same box.
We'll also use the Multi-IP system and just assign the 2nd IP to 1 domain, and temporarily have 2 IPs on the same User account (you can change it later if you want). This allows multiple domains to be on the User account, and they'll be unaffected.
We'll assume we have domain.com using 184.108.40.206, and we'll change the domain (not the User) to use 220.127.116.11, but still allow 18.104.22.168 to work in the background for a short period (hence no-downtime).
1) Add 22.214.171.124 as a 2nd IP to the domain using the Multi-IP System
2) Edit your dns to remove all 126.96.36.199 IPs:
User Level -> domain.com -> DNS Management -> remove all A records that point to 188.8.131.52.
Note, leave your TXT record (spf) if 184.108.40.206 is your server IP. Outbound emails will always leave from your server IP, so it needs to stay put.
3) Wait 4 hours. Then wait some more (maybe a day). This is for dns propagation. We need the old 220.127.116.11 IP to get flushed out of the dns system on everyones dns servers (not just yours).
4) Once the dns has propagated and been flushed out, then you can fully remove 18.104.22.168 from the domain (and User if you want).
User Level -> Domain Setup -> domain.com -> remove 22.214.171.124.
OR, to remove it from the User (has to be done quickly):
- Remove 126.96.36.199 from the domain
- Re-add 188.8.131.52 to the domain
- Go to Reseller Level -> List Users -> username: remove the 184.108.40.206 additional IP.
- At the same page, change the main IP for the user from 220.127.116.11 to 18.104.22.168.
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