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All my files got added .gz extension Help

Discussion in 'Data Protection' started by focus72050, Sep 1, 2009.

  1. focus72050

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    Help. I set my server to backup and I think I accidentally set it to back up to the current directory and it renamed all my files by adding .gz extension. All my sites are down now b/c of no index file. Please help me in restoring. Thanks.

    I did the backup from cPanel backup section for daily.
     
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    Hello,


    Please submit a ticket so we can get your sites back up quickly, and we may need to logon to the server to get additional information. There is a link at the bottom of the page. In the future if you have something urgent it is best to put in a ticket. Please let me know if you have any additional questions.

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    Matthew Curry
     
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    Thanks

    i did some research and it did the trick. All the files were zipped.

    So i recursively ran through home directory and unzipped all the files

    gunzip -r -f home/.

    Thanks.
     
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