Can I change IP address of a server to a new IP address?

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I have setup my dedicated server with WHM/cpanel but now I am getting a problem with current IP, so I would like to change its IP to a new IP for my server and also for WHM/cPanel. Does it affect to my websites on my current server if i change IP address?
 

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You can change the IP of Exim.
It'd be quicker, and better.
See this link. You'll obviously need more than 1 IP assigned to the server.
 

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Depending on the type of issue you are receiving on your current subnet, reach out to your hosting provider and they should be able to issue you a new subnet as long as they own the IPs. Otherwise, you'll be stuck with your current addresses. Yes, you can have this changed from cPanel for your assigned addresses.
 
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Changing the server IP is a tedious process that involves a lot more than just swapping the IP within cPanel/WHM and it can definitely result in service interruptions if not done right.

What problem are you facing with the current IP? Are you able to resolve the problems so you will not need to change the IP?
 

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Changing the server IP is a tedious process that involves a lot more than just swapping the IP within cPanel/WHM and it can definitely result in service interruptions if not done right.
That's thing I am afraid it will happen.
What problem are you facing with the current IP? Are you able to resolve the problems so you will not need to change the IP?
The current IP is blacklisted by spamhaus zen and I could not remove it from there.
 
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Are you using the server just for your website or do you host clients as well?

If it is just hosting your website, you can consider using third-party transactional mail providers like Mailgun or SendGrid so you do not need to use the server to send emails.

If you are hosting clients, you can setup a relay server elsewhere and send email through the relay server. You can also use a Spam filtering service like SpamExperts or MailChannels as your relay server.
 

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Are you using the server just for your website or do you host clients as well?
There are many websites on it hence it is difficult if I have to move to a new server. It requires more work.
You'd better install a news server and then migrate accounts.
The current server is working as well, I only have problem with IP and email.
 

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