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Migration

This guide will outline some basic steps to copy/move your Saltbox setup to another server and/or another domain name.

Listed below are some common scenarios and their migration instructions.

Move Saltbox to Another Server and Keep the Same Domain Name

Current Server

  1. Back up your current Saltbox server.

New Server

  1. Restore Saltbox to the new server.

  2. If you are not using Cloudflare:

    • Point your domain's DNS to the new server.
  3. Install the relevant Saltbox type: Saltbox, Mediabox, or Feederbox.

  4. Install any extra, not-default containers you had installed previously from Sandbox or on your own.

  5. Check to see if your Plex Autoscan URL has changed and update Sonarr, Radarr, and Lidarr accordingly, if you are using Plex Autoscan.

Move Saltbox to Another Server and Change the Domain Name

Current Server

  1. Back up your current Saltbox server.

New Server

  1. Restore Saltbox to the new server.

  2. Add your new domain name into Accounts.

  3. If you are using Cloudflare:

    1. Register your domain with Cloudflare.

    2. Add the Cloudflare API into Accounts.

  4. If you are not using Cloudflare:

    • Point your domain's DNS to the new server.
  5. Replace the domain name in app specific config files:

    • /opt/cloudplow/config.json

    • /opt/motd/config.json

    • /opt/traktarr/config.json (only if installed)

    • /opt/plex_dupefinder/config.json (only if installed)

    • /opt/plex_patrol/settings.ini (only if installed)

  6. Install the relevant Saltbox type: Saltbox, Mediabox, or Feederbox.

  7. Install any extra, not-default containers you had installed previously from Sandbox or on your own.

  8. Check to see if your Plex Autoscan URL has changed and update Sonarr, Radarr, and Lidarr accordingly, if you are using Plex Autoscan.

Keep Saltbox on the Same Server but Change the Domain Name

  1. Back up your current Saltbox server.

  2. Add your new domain name into Accounts.

  3. If you are using Cloudflare:

    1. Register your domain with Cloudflare.

    2. Add the Cloudflare API into Accounts.

  4. If you are not using Cloudflare:

    • Point your domain's DNS to the new server.
  5. Replace the domain name in app specific config files:

    • /opt/cloudplow/config.json

    • /opt/motd/config.json

    • /opt/traktarr/config.json (only if installed)

    • /opt/plex_dupefinder/config.json (only if installed)

    • /opt/plex_patrol/settings.ini (only if installed)

  6. Install the relevant Saltbox type: Saltbox, Mediabox, or Feederbox.

  7. Install any extra, not-default containers you had installed previously from Sandbox or on your own.

  8. Check to see if your Plex Autoscan URL has changed and update Sonarr, Radarr, and Lidarr accordingly, if you are using Plex Autoscan.