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#31694 – delete restore location before install & change ownership

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Friday, 30 August 2019 11:48 CDT
chuck
Is it possible to have UNiTE delete the contents of a restore location before restore? And to change ownership from root to apache? Is this usually done with a bash script?

Or is it already a feature and a misconfiguration on my end?

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Which tool do you want support for? UNiTE
Tool version (in x.y.z format) 4.0.3
Monday, 02 September 2019 01:14 CDT
nicholas
No, UNiTE cannot perform these operations. The reason is that, as you correctly guessed, that's the purview of a shell script which performs a series of operations, one of them being running UNiTE.


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Monday, 02 September 2019 12:24 CDT
chuck
Thanks Nicholas.

I'm a novice, but UNiTE came together for me. After a few minutes of wrapping my brain around it, it's very simple.
I used your suggestion in this thread for restores on cron: https://www.akeebabackup.com/support/desktop-utilities/Ticket/31430:using-unite-to-restore-backups-for-verification-purposes-realistic.html

The only change I made in scripting was to use a date variable and a wildcard for the s3cmd download, the wildcard replacing the minutes in the archive name, and saving it to a static name for the xml

Monday, 02 September 2019 12:33 CDT
chuck
Tuesday, 03 September 2019 02:31 CDT
nicholas
I'm glad you found it useful! UNiTE is meant to be very easily scriptable indeed :)


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