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Problem with backups - want to start from scratch

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by stardotstar, Jun 15, 2010.

  1. stardotstar

    stardotstar Well-Known Member

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    I have done various changes and reconfigurations and moved things around due to a server migration and now when I look at the restore mode of the whm panel the account names are empty - ie I can't select an account to restore from.

    It would seem that although the data is there on the disk it must be somehow corrupt.

    Can I "flush" the backups and get cpanel/whm to start again based on the current state of the system? I know I will lose my weekly, monthly and recent days but I am prepared for that - I would just like to know that I am back to a fully automated and reliable system from a restore pov/.

    So do I just delete everything in the /backup target directory (I can even tar everything there up and move it off just in case)

    Thoughts appreciated/W
     
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    Infopro cPanel Sr. Product Evangelist
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    Yes sure, you can simply wipe the backups if you like. Then run the backup:
    /scripts/cpbackup

    If in doubt, back it up though. You can't go wrong if you've got backups available (somewhere). ;)
     
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    stardotstar Well-Known Member

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    Many thanks that is most helpful!
     
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