Restore From Backup (Linux)
To restore from a backup, you need secure shell access to the website. Hosting providers usually allow this type of access.
All data will be restored.
The Plesk control panel example below shows how to restore a website from a backup.
IMPORTANT! Your view may differ. The description given here is an example only.
Click the SSH Terminal icon. The following terminal will open:
Enter the main FTP login and password.
If the login and password match, the command line prompt will appear:
Enter the ls command, which displays the list of files and folders contained in the current folder:
We are located in the root of the hosting account, httpdocs.
We need to navigate to the shopping cart software installation folder and then the subfolder 'Avactis-system'.
For example, if the shopping cart software was installed in the website’s root folder, you can navigate to it with the following command:
If the shopping cart software was installed in the ‘store’ folder, you can navigate to it with the following command:
Once in the 'Avactis-system' subfolder, enter the command ls backup/*gz to check if there are any backups stored:
In our case, there is just one backup file. Let’s use it to start up a restore process. To do so, run the restore.sh script and pass the path to the appropriate backup file as a parameter.
Since we are in the 'Avactis-system' folder right now, we enter the following command to start the restore process:
The command is executed as follows:
Your online store is now successfully restored, including the shopping cart software, your product catalog, orders, customer accounts, and all your settings.
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