Site Restoration

#17455 site restored - but I accidentally deleted new configuration.php

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Environment Information

PHP version
CMS Type
CMS Version
Backup Tool Version
Kickstart version

Mandatory information about my setup:

Have I read the related troubleshooter articles above before posting (which pages?)? Yes
Have I searched the tickets before posting? Yes
Have I read the documentation before posting (which pages?)? Yes
Joomla! version: 3
PHP version: 5
MySQL version: (unknown)
Host: (optional, but it helps us help you)
Akeeba Backup version which took the backup: latest
Kickstart version used to extract the backup: latest

Description of my issue:

I backed up my localhost site and transferred it to my hosting provider. Everything worked smoothly. After working on the site for six-hours, I accidentally deleted my configuration.php file on the new host.

Question: Is there a way to run the site transfer again, just to get that configuration.php, WITHOUT it overwriting my new database and files/folders?


Akeeba Staff
No. But you can do something about it. Extract your backup archive locally, using Akeeba eXtract Wizard. Copy the extracted configuration.php to your site. You will now have to edit it manually as per step #6 in (ignore all other steps on that page, they don't apply to you).

Nicholas K. Dionysopoulos

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