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Transfering a VPS to another TransIP account

You can transfer a VPS from one TransIP account to another by means of an internal "Handover". This process consists of two parts:

  • Initiating the transfer from the original account
  • Accepting the transfer from within the new account.

Some services cannot be transfered when using a handover for a VPS:

The services above are not transfered because they are considered seperate services that may also be used on other VPSs. For transfering a Big Storage disk, consult this article. For transfering a HA-IP, consult this article.

VPS-Firewall configuration in the control panel are also transfered.

Initiating the transfer


Step 1

Log in to your control panel, navigate to the 'BladeVPS' tab and click the name of your VPS on the left.


Step 2

In the top right, click on 'Manage', followed by 'Handover'.

vps manage - handover


Step 3

Enter the TransIP account-name you wish to transfer the VPS to and select 'Handover'.

vps handover

Accepting the transfer


Step 1

Log in to control panel of the receiving account and click the account-name of the account on the top right-side of the interface followed by 'My Account'.

my account


Step 2

Select the 'Transfers' tab.


Step 3

Select the H-number which lists the VPS that is being transferred.

transfers tab in control panel


Step 4

Click on 'Accept'. The transfer is now complete!

accept handover

Handovered VPSs will always be renamed to the name of the new account and will be briefly turned off to affect the changes. Keep this in mind and don't transfer your VPS when its in use.


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