Author Topic: How can I restore smf forum from a backup?  (Read 12135 times)

GeneMoore

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How can I restore smf forum from a backup?
« on: March 27, 2007, 01:50:51 PM »
As admin, I am able to use the backup utility, but there is no one who can tell me how to restore the backup file to my smf-forum directory on my host public html folder.  Any help is deeply appreciated.

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Re: How can I restore smf forum from a backup?
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2007, 01:59:25 PM »
Well.. I am a bit confused - my application only backs up the forum database. You can restore it using PHP MyAdmin (Import utility) [ or via command line using mysql, if you have SSH access to your forum].

If you need to restore the forum files (found on your public html directory) you need to have a backup of the forum directory (which you should obtain from CPanel, or via FTP etc - depending on your setup).