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Outch have Delete /home/virtfs/thisuser Please help! Urgent

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by freebee, Mar 7, 2008.

  1. freebee

    freebee Member

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    hello all
    for some reason (not explaining here) i have delete an user under:
    /home/virtfs/ (in other words i delete: /home/virtfs/thisuser)
    Not the box chashed and i am not able to login
    It is a VPS with cpanel and Virtuozzo
    Is tehre any way to restore?
    I know teh Virtuozzo has a repair mode but i do not know what exactly this do.
    Please anyone can help?
    I would be happy to pay to fix this but need help asap.


    Thanks!
     
  2. viraj

    viraj Well-Known Member

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    Hi,

    Do you have access to the hardware node [host server] ?
    If not, the most you can do is recover the data from the backups and/or talk to your provider. Or provide them the command mentioned below.
    If yes, try this command from the host server, vzctl recover <VPSID>.
    It will reinstall OS template and all application templates which were previously installed on the VE. This action will make it possible to start the broken VE.
    /home/virtfs folder is created when a user logs in with a jail shell account. It is hardlink and deleting them will delete the original file/folders. You can hard link binaries from the main server to your virtual servers, that need to be used. When you create virtual servers, they should usually take up about 10-15 MB extra.

    Hope that helps.. :)
     
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