Site Restoration

#38788 excluding a file from restoration with Kickstart

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Latest post by barredespace on Tuesday, 28 March 2023 05:36 CDT




I am trying to restore a very big JPA archive (~13 Go) using Kickstart, locally using Docker on a Mac. That archive was uploaded to Dropbox by post-processing during backup and downloaded using SFTP and binary transfer.

I keep getting an error during restoration for a particular file. My question is : is it possible to exclude just that one file from restoration with an equivalent of bash extglob ?




Akeeba Staff


please check the option "Ignore most errors" on Kickstart starting page. In this way Kickstart will ignore any non-fatal error.

If you still have issues, it means that the archive is corrupted.

Davide Tampellini

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As a matter of fact, it is corrupted. Time to start over I guess…

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