Site Restoration

#18329 Restoration failed: The file is not a JPA archive

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Environment Information

PHP version
CMS Type
CMS Version
Backup Tool Version
Kickstart version

 when i pull down an jpa archive from S3 using manage backups dialog in ABP and try to restore to another site, I get the error message:

The extraction has failed

Extraction of the backup archive has failed.
The last error message was:

The file is not a JPA archive

Akeeba Staff
The archive file was either partially uploaded to Amazon S3, partially downloaded from Amazon S3 or corrupt during transfer. Please check that the file size of the downloaded file in bytes (don't trust the size in Mb, it can be misleading) is the same as the one on Amazon S3. If it's not, the download to your server failed. In this case you can download the file manually and upload it to your host along with kickstart.php for restoration.

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