One benefit of Vultr's cloud infrastructure is the ability to migrate to a more powerful server as your data and server loads increase. This Quickstart guide explains how to do in-place upgrades and server migration to a new host.
In many cases, the physical host has enough available capacity for you to expand your server instance in-place. The server's IP address will remain the same after an in-place upgrade.
Follow these steps:
Select the Change Plan menu.
Select the new plan, then click Upgrade.
Your server will restart with the new plan.
After completing this process, the new server will receive a new IP address. See this guide to correct your network configuration.
You may need to perform a server migration in some situations:
To perform a server migration: