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Making backup seems to stall
OP: May 22, 2014, 03:04:37 AM
I'm trying to make a backup so I can install the update and the back up doesn't seem to be doing anything. for over two hours it's been showing back up in progress
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« Last Edit: May 22, 2014, 06:21:16 AM by angelize »

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Re: Making backup seems to stall
#1: May 22, 2014, 08:53:54 PM
It should only take seconds or minutes unless the site is massive so it must not be working with your server settings.

To try alternative backup method go to scripts/config.php and change the value for cms_backup_method

You can also manually download the cms data directory via an ftp client. To restore a manually downloaded data directory use a program like 7zip to make a tar file of the downloaded data directory and then compress it with gzip. Upload this new file to the cms/backup directory and you will then be able to restore it as normal from the backup page in cms admin area.
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