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If you have the spare hardware available, this is the best method of switching. However, the order is a little backwards. Name it something else first and give it a different IP address. Then copy everything over to it from the old box. Shut down the old box then rename the new server and give it the other server's IP address. Reboot and you are running as if nothing happened.
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