For cPanel users who have lately become system administrators, you need to know that you can transfer a file to your server by making use of an SFTP client. In case you do not have an SFTP client, you can definitely opt for the option of downloading FileZilla for free. Once you have installed your SFTP client, you require opening the SFTP connection to your server by virtue of your root login information.
In case you are using FileZilla, you need to perform the following steps in order to open the SFTP connection:
Once the user has set up the SFTP connection to their server, they have to transfer the backup archive or cpmove file to the home directory of the server. The server begins in the root directory by default. In order to navigate FileZilla, the appropriate information has to be entered in the text boxes – remote site and local site respectively. Navigation can also be done by double clicking on the folders that display in the interface of FileZilla.
If you are using the FileZilla, you have to perform the given steps in order to transfer the backup file:
To restore the old cPanel accounts, you can now enter your old cPanel username.