help retrieving address book

nosajix

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I need to retrieve an address book from a cpanel full backup file. it was for squirel mail. I would love to just restore the account but it is a 40gb file and i would have to buy another vps and upload it and restore it just to get at it. can you offer some advice on how i could extract it from the backup file?
 

cPanelMichael

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Apr 11, 2011
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Hello :)

You can manually extract the specific the specific data from the archive using the "tar" command. The data you are looking for is stored at:

/home/$username/.sqmaildata/

Thank you.