Manual Restore

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This guide will help you to manually restore a backup

Restore the Files
  • SSH to your server.
  • Go to your PATH_OF_INSTALLATION (i.e. Where your site is installed)
  • Execute the following COMMAND
tar -zxvf PATH_TO_YOUR_BACKUP_FILE
Restore the Database
  • Go to phpmyadmin
  • Select the DATABASE_NAME. (You will get the DATABASE_NAME in your email)
  • Take a Backup of your existing database just for future reference.
  • Drop All the tables. NOTE : DROP only the tables do not DROP the database.
  • Now copy the softsql.sql (You will get this file where you have extracted your backup i.e. PATH_OF_INSTALLATION)
  • Now import softsql.sql from phpmyadmin
  • Thats it your backup has been restored.