Questions tagged [backups]

The act of saving files, data, or applications to a secondary media is called backing up.

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Restore hacked website from database without source

I have a database backup from a hacked drupal site. The source code of the hacked website has been lost. When I try to make another installation of the site working using the old database, I have the ...
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how can I restore my site [closed]

I mistakedly erased a site from a server with ftp last night. Now luckily, I had a backup from not too long ago. I copied all the files from my back up directory back into my site using filezilla (I ...
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Is it safe to delete 'sites/modules.sav'?

After the upgrade to the newest Drupal v7.31 I've found a new directory called sites/modules.sav with some subdirectories like entity entityreference securelogin securepages session443 What is the ...
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Base table missing on Database Restore

Problem I just tried to revert to a recent backup and got a very strange error. Wiped database. Deleted drupal base folder. Copied in new Drupal folder (from backup). Ran install.php Re-installing ...
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How can I automatically restore my site from a backup using the command line for testing purposes?

I am on Mac OS X using MAMP PRO as my local development environment. I want to quickly reset my site to a known state in order to run some tests I have prepared in Selenium. I have the Backup and ...
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Why does my admin page appear corrupted after using Backup and Migrate? [closed]

I recently restored a site backup using the Backup and Migrate plugin. Now my admin toolbar looks like this. Flushing cache does nothing. How can I fix this?
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Migration after server crash: maintenance mode and/or cache problem

I had a crash of my previous server and I tried to rise my website from the dead. I had backups of all the files & of the database (PostgreSQL). I was not the one who set up the website and my ...
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extracting data from specific content type

I have an old site developed with drupal 7 and now I have created a new site (with new template) with drupal 8. I want to extract a specific content type data and restore in the new site. suppose I ...
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what is the use of Backup Folder?

I'm going to migrate my site to another server. so, i need to backup my database if i dump my database using mysqldump command into backup folder. does database manage it by updating the changes done ...
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How can I roll the database back to the backup

I have a problem with a module the site functions but I need to roll the database back to the backup I took before deploying the module. How can I do that?I am using D8
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Exporting nodes except for specific fields

I'm wanting to transfer a set of content from one drupal site to another - the field structure etc is the same but there are a couple of requirements: 1) I need to be able export only nodes of a ...
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Is it possible to backup created block as a module?

My question seems pretty simple but is very important: IS it possible or any solution to backup created block as a module to avoid duplication work, because there are times need to do something ...
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Backup_Migrate Module able to Create Backups but NOT Restore them

Using Drupal 7.37, Omega4-SubTheme Acquia Dev-Desktop Stack (Development) Windows 7 HP Using Backup_Migrate-3.1. I set up my Backup and Migrate settings to back up my entire website-code and the ...
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moving a drupal website to another server

I've been working on a drupal website in a server for months but after moving it to another server and url some of the files are not read. for example it seems that it does not read colors.css or all ...
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Drupal Backup and Migrate Error [closed]

I'm looking to use Backup and Migrate modules to port over my website. However, even when I go and install a fresh install, update all the modules and activate them accordingly, and finally restore my ...
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Backup and Migrate module - no option to back up files?

In Drupal's Backup and Migrate module (/admin/config/system/backup_migrate), the only option for "Backup from" is "Default Database". In tutorials, that drop-down seemingly should also have "Public ...
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How to scrape content from a Drupal Site?

I am a victim of Drupageddon on one of my sites and even though I patched Drupal core (maybe not fast enough) recently my Drupal database got completely messed up and my webhoster confirmed there were ...
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unable to extract dumped files in .tar extention on my site

I can't extract my backup dumped with .tar extention. so i can't work with features can I download features in .zip ?
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Using Backup and Migrate Module to download windows compatible backup

I have created a Drupal7 based web-site on my hosting server. I have made changes to the themes, created views and done other customizations. I would like to create a duplicate copy of the site on my ...
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Backup & Migrate not working because of perrmission settings? what should they be?

I'm unable to use the Backup & Migrate module because it's telling me the file permissions are not set correctly. i have tried various settings in the command line using chmod. i've removed rwx ...
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Location of data directories under AEgir on Debian

I've got an out-of-the-box AEgir installation (Apache2, MySQL) running on Debian on a VirtualBox machine. I'd like to move the site data directories off the virtual drive onto my host's drive and use ...
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drush archive-dump and archive-restore remotely

I know how to backup and restore a whole site using drush archive-dump and archive-restore which is explined in this link: Backup and restore Drupal sites with Drush my question: is it possible to do ...
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page not found after restoring from the backup except home page (Tried all solutions, which I got through googling)?

I restored my site from the backup taken from another computer. Another drupal site is working fine in my machine, but this site which I restored from a backup is not working fine. I am able to see ...
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Is my web hosting company's "Full Backup" sufficient protection before an update? [closed]

I'm learning how to work my little Drupal site, which is currently hosted on HostGator. It's well past time to update, and I want to make sure I'm safely backing up my site. HostGator can facilitate "...
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Prevent Serialization or Unserialize via ODBC [closed]

Drupal, while a great CMS/Website/Intranet platform, is poor at providing users ability to edit datasets as one might in a spreadsheet or openly editable database table. We get forced into form update,...
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Copy site to another domain - XML SiteMap wrong and Theme Settings not the same

I copied my productive site from www.mydomain.com to a testsite www.mytestsite.com on the same server. I did it this way: On productive server: Set productive site to offline Disabled Clean URL ...
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show archive block on every page containing certain content type

I have created one archive block using views for a content type. It holds the list of all the contents grouped year+month wise. Now I want to display it on the left sidebar of all the pages having ...
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Backup table from custom module using backup and migrate [closed]

I have a module that allows a user to add to a custom table in bulk via a custom form. But before they do so I'd like to backup that table to the private folder. Does anyone know if it is possible to ...
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no pictures show up

Since that I have uploaded my files and my DB to an actual server, NONE of the pictures of the website show up. I already checked the permissions and it should be fine. I ran a general report. There ...
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Is there any reason Backup & Migrate leaves all the .info files around?

I just discovered that there are hundreds of .info files left lying around in the folder that the Backup & Migrate module uses for scheduled backups, while only 12 of these have a corresponding ....
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Automatically backing up uploaded files?

One of the news sites I'm developing is heavily reliant on its image database, which has been migrated from the old site and is ~15-20gb at this point. It's dawned on me that it would be really bad ...
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How to make "Backup & Migrate" not backup my Backups?

I am configuring a backup-automatism with Backup & Migrate to regularly save a copy of the site and my database on the server. The scheduling works quite well and every week a copy of the site is ...
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Connection timeout when using backup module

Currently running Drupal 7.65. Trying to update to 7.67 due to the security update. I've been trying to run the backup & migrate module to back-up my site, but even when doing partial back-ups (...
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Pantheon Site to Local Environment

I have recently inherited a Drupal 7 site running on Pantheon.io I have set up a local Drupal 7 server for a dev/test environment that is working flawlessly as a fresh install. However, once I put the ...
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How to limit drush tar-options="--exclude pattern matching to be specific and not recursive

With the folder structure like so /site_root /site_root/images /site_root/core /site_root/core/modules/images /site_root/libraries etc When doing a drush archive dump backup, from the inside ...
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Development -> Production pipeline

Is there any way that Development website can be passed to Production without overriding the nodes on Production. I tried the default backup and migrate modules but it overrides the existing nodes. ...
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Restore database from backup

I accidentally deleted the Drupal 8 files, but the database is not damaged. Is there anyway I can bring my site back to live? I have an old backup of only files. I restored the file of that backup in ...
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Multiple Databases & Backup Migrate Module

Without going into the details, our Drupal site actually has 2 databases that must always be in sync. That means if one is backed up, the other one needs to be backed up at the same time and that they ...
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Which tables and which data can I omit from backup? [closed]

Which tables and which contained data can I omit from SQL backup? There seem to be many different answers to this around Internet, but most answers do not make it clear whether they are specifying ...
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Upgrade Backup and Migrate from 2.x to 3.x

Is it possible to upgrade without losing profile settings? Or is it simply uninstall 2.x, install 3.x and recreate profile settings?
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Backup and Migrate writing empty files locally

When I do either a scheduled or a manual backup, that's all I get. When I also write to NodeSquirrel, the NodeSquirrel backups are fine. The problem started when I moved the private file folder to a ...
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How to restore uploaded backup in Drupal 7 (public files or entire website) correctly?

When trying to restore public directory I see: PDOException: SQLSTATE[23000]: Integrity constraint violation: 1062 Duplicate entry 'temporary://cvetmagazin-2016-03-13T16-28-59.tar__0.gz' for key 'uri'...
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Having problems with Backup migrate and file system for custom back up settings

I am trying to set up backup migrate but keep getting this error with my custom destinations: The specified file C:\source\sites\defaut\files\tmp\bacE255.tmp.mysql.gz.info could not be copied, ...
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Moving my drupal from subdomain to domain [duplicate]

I have a drupal in http://nuevo.drupalsite.com.mx and is working perfect, but when I move drupal to my root folder and run http://drupalsite.com.mx the homepage is work but internal paths is not ...
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Impossible to create content or edit image styles after Backup/Restore

I'm having difficulties with a website that's running 7.14. I did a backup with backup & migrate, installed a new instance of Drupal (7.40), installed the latest versions of all the modules used ...
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Restore with backup & migrate module does not work with Acquia Dev Desktop

Having messed up my dev site (running on Win 7 using Acquia Dev Desktop), I restored a backup I took a few hours ago with the Backup & Migrate module. Now when I click the local site name in ...
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Which of these migration methods should I troubleshoot?

And are the problem's root causes the same? I've done a decent amount of research but the methods I've tried so far have failed. Backup and Migrate gave me this error when I imported the database only:...
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Combining 2 drupal 7 sites - how to move modules?

I am combining 2 drupal sites in to one, was not really my decision. What things I should be careful of and what pitfalls to avaoid? List of things I will be combining Content Types - Bundle copy ...
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Views Error - Views folder is empty

I have a drupal site on remote server. The site is working properly right now. I just check and the views folder is empty!! I looked into the ftp, and also on the remote server it looks like the ...
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How do I synchronize sites/default/files wtith a AmazonS3 bucket?

I need to sync sites/defalut/files with a amazons3 bucket. I found the AmazonS3 module, which replaces the storage location, while I still want to use the files at sites/defalut/files. I want to use ...