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I have a VPS server (Xen based) purchased from one provider, now I want to move the server to another (kvm based)

What are the best way to do so? I really don't want to re-install the whole system, do the configurations again..

While I can afford the downtime, what are the safest way for lazy people?

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Reinstall your apps and move the data.

Even if both VPS providers are willing to work together to help you on this, convert a Xen VM to run on a KVM host is so much trouble that it's not worth it.

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