You can clone a legacy server using the Cloning Tool in your dashboard.
Once logged in, you will see the Cloning Tool. Select the Operating System and CPU type that you want to clone and click the
This will update your Clone Command Line to include
statements of the environment variables you need to clone
that legacy server. The command line will also set your SSH private key to the name of the file that you created when you initially registered for a Tincup account. (see here
This private key is used to allow your legacy server to securely communicate with your Tincup Clone Vault, which is required to store your clones.
Copy that Clone Command Line to your clipboard by clicking
the clipboard copy utility.
Login to your legacy server and open a terminal session.
We utilize curl to obtain the
utility from your secure Clone Vault. If you do not have curl on your legacy server, you must install it.
If you are inside the firewall, you may have to set your proxy vars in the session. This is usually in the form of an environmenet variable called
Paste your Clone Command Line into that terminal and run it. If you are already root, remove the
switch from the command. Otherwise, simply press
Your Cloning process will begin and progress messages will be displayed in the terminal. When the cloning is complete, click
to Refresh the images registry and see your new clone.