In order to switch to the backup server you need to do two things:
It is very important that you disable server sync on the origin server otherwise the sites will continue to sync from origin to the destination (backup) server which will overwrite any changes that occur on the destination server.
If you need to make the backup server the permanent primary server and want to start to manage the sites on that server from the WPCloud Deploy or FireupWP dashboard you need to point the records to the new server. To do this:
You might want to contact our support team for more help if you’re in a situation where you need to use the backup / destination server as the primary server.