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/How to use lightsail instance snapshot and point it to different IP/

How to use lightsail instance snapshot and point it to different IP


Hi there,

I took a snapshot of an instance to deploy it on a new instance which I did but whenever I write out the IP address of the new instance and adding :2087 as the port it takes me to my old instance console login (I use cpanel).

My goal is to enter the new instance to extract a database file and then terminate the new instance.

Would love to get some help to solve this issue.

Thank you!

3 Answers

Did you try a different browser and/or private mode? You might have been seeing cached info?

answered 3 months ago
  • That's not the issue the problem related to computer networking I need to fix it.


You need to access the new instance using the IP address that is assigned to it. When you create a new instance from a snapshot, it's not given a static IP.

answered 3 months ago
  • I assigned a new static IP address and changed the hostname file, I don't have a lot of knowledge in computer networking if I did I would probably solve this problem quick, will try more stuff.


I need an answer

answered 3 months ago

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