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* '''New to BackupBuddy?''' Check out the [[BackupBuddy:_Getting_Started|Getting Started]] page.
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* '''Problems?''' Check out the [[BackupBuddy:_Frequent_Support_Issues|Frequently Seen Support Issues]] page.
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* '''Need hosting?''' ''Hostgator Coupons'' are available to BackupBuddy customers [http://ithemes.com/forum/index.php?/topic/14012-hostgator-coupons-for-our-community/ here].
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== Getting Started with BackupBuddy ==
* '''[http://ithemes.com/codex/page/BackupBuddy_Multisite BackupBuddy Multisite Codex]'''
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* [[BackupBuddy:_Introduction|Introduction]]
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* [[BackupBuddy:_Features|Features]]
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* [[BackupBuddy_Specifications:_Server_Configuration_and_Minimum_Requirements|Specifications: Server Configuration & Minimum Requirements]]
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* [[BackupBuddy:_Host_Compatibility|Host Compatibility]]
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*[[BackupBuddy:_Downloading|Downloading]]
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* [[BackupBuddy:_Installation|Installation]]
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* [[BackupBuddy:_Quick_Setup|Quick Setup]]
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* [[BackupBuddy:_Licensing|Licensing]]
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* [[BackupBuddy:_Updating|Updating]]
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* [[BackupBuddy:_Local_Development|Local Development]]
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=Multisite=
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==Resources==
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* [[BackupBuddy:_Tutorial_Videos|Tutorial & Walkthrough Videos]]
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* [http://ithemes.com/support Support Forum]
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* [[:BackupBuddy:_Release_Notes|Release Notes]]
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* [http://ithemes.com/purchase/backupbuddy/ BackupBuddy Sales Page]
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* [http://ithemes.com/blog/ iThemes Blog]
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* [http://ithemes.com/publishing WordPress eBooks]
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* [http://webdesign.com WebDesign.com]
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*From the WordPress Codex: [http://codex.wordpress.org/Database_Description Understanding Databases]
  
As of version 2.2.14, BackupBuddy and Importbuddy include full BETA support for Multisite backups, imports and restorations.
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* [[BackupBuddy:_Archived|Archived BackupBuddy Codex]]
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[http://ithemes.com/codex/page/BackupBuddy_Multisite Check out the BackupBuddy Multisite Codex] and [http://pluginbuddy.com/purchase/backupbuddy/ Get BackupBuddy Multisite Beta Today!]
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=Tutorials=
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== Settings  ==
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*[[BackupBuddy_Settings:_Introduction|Introduction]]
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*[[BackupBuddy:_General_Settings|General Settings]]
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**[[BackupBuddy_Settings:_General|General]]
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**[[BackupBuddy_Settings:_Email_Notifications|Email Notifications]]
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**[[BackupBuddy_Settings:_Local_Archive_Storage_Limits|Local Archive Storage Limits]]
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**[[BackupBuddy_Settings:_Database_Defaults|Database Defaults]]
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**[[BackupBuddy_Settings:_File_and_Directory_Defaults|File and Directory Defaults]]
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*[[BackupBuddy_Settings:_Backup_Profiles|Backup Profiles]]
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*[[BackupBuddy_Settings:_Advanced_and_Troubleshooting|Advanced & Troubleshooting]]
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**[[BackupBuddy_Settings:_Basic_Operation|Basic Operation]]
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**[[BackupBuddy_Settings:_Database|Database]]
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**[[BackupBuddy_Settings:_Zip|Zip]]
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*[[BackupBuddy:_Import/Export_Plugin_Settings|Import/Export Plugin Settings]]
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===Installing BackupBuddy===
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Check out the [[Installing BackupBuddy]] section to see how BackupBuddy can be uploaded and activated on Single sites or Multisite networks or Multisite sites.
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== Backup  ==
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*[[BackupBuddy:_Backup_Introduction|Introduction]]
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**[[BackupBuddy:_Database_Only_Backups|Database Only Backups]]
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**[[BackupBuddy:_Complete_Backups|Complete (Full) Backups]]
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*[[BackupBuddy:_Creating_a_Backup|Creating a Backup]]
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*[[BackupBuddy:_Local_Archive_Files|Local Archive Files]]
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*[[BackupBuddy:_Recent_Backup_Status|Recent Backup Status]]
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**[[BackupBuddy:_Recent_Backup_Status#Backup_Process_Technical_Details|Backup Process Technical Details]]
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===Getting Started===
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Check out the [[BackupBuddy:_Getting_Started|Getting Started]] page to backup your Single sites or Multisite networks.
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== Restore / Migrate  ==
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*[[BackupBuddy_Restore/Migrate:_Introduction|Introduction]]
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*[[BackupBuddy:_ImportBuddy|ImportBuddy]]
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*[[BackupBuddy:_Migrations|Migrations]]
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**[[BackupBuddy:_Manual_Migration|Manual Migration]]
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**[[BackupBuddy:_Magic_Migration|Magic Migration]]
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*[[BackupBuddy:_Restore|Restore]]
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**[[BackupBuddy:_View_and_Restore_Individual_Files|Individual File View & Restore]]
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===Restore or Migrate===
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Learn to [[BackupBuddy:_ImportBuddy|Restore or Migrate]] your Single sites or Multisite networks with the latest importbuddy.php.
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== Remote Destinations  ==
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*[[BackupBuddy_Remote_Destinations:_Introduction|Introduction]]
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*[[BackupBuddy_Stash|BackupBuddy Stash]]
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*[[BackupBuddy_Remote_Destinations:_Amazon_S3|Amazon S3]]
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*[[BackupBuddy_Remote_Destinations:_Dropbox|Dropbox]]
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*[[BackupBuddy_Remote_Destinations:_Email|Email]]
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*[[BackupBuddy_Remote_Destinations:_FTP|FTP]]
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*[[BackupBuddy_Remote_Destinations:_Local_Directory|Local Directory]]
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*[[BackupBuddy_Remote_Destinations:_Rackspace|Rackspace]]
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*[[BackupBuddy_Remote_Destinations:_Recent_Transfers_Status|Recent Transfer Status]]
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===Settings Explained===
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Get in depth information about the various [[BackupBuddy:_Settings|Settings]].
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== Server Information  ==
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*[[BackupBuddy_Server_Information:_Introduction|Introduction]]
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*[[BackupBuddy_Server_Information:_Server|Server]]
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**[[BackupBuddy_Server_Information:_Server_Configuration|Server Configuration]]
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**[[BackupBuddy_Server_Information:_Relative_Path|Relative Path]]
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**[[BackupBuddy_Server_Information:_URLs_and_Paths|URLs and Paths]]
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*[[BackupBuddy_Server_Information:_Database|Database]]
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**[[BackupBuddy_Server_Information:_Database#Database_Table|Database Table]]
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*[[BackupBuddy_Server_Information:_Files|Files]]
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**[[BackupBuddy_Server_Information:_Site_Size_Map|Site Size Map]]
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***[[BackupBuddy_Server_Information:_Site_Size_Map#Directory_Size_Map|Directory Size Map]]
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***[[BackupBuddy_Server_Information:_Site_Size_Map#Directory_Size_Listing|Directory Size Listing]]
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*[[BackupBuddy_Server_Information:_Tools|Tools]]
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**[[BackupBuddy_Server_Information:_WordPress_Scheduled_Actions_(CRON)|WordPress Scheduled Actions (CRON)]]
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**[[BackupBuddy_Server_Information:_Advanced:_Database_Mass_Text_Replacement|Advanced: Database Mass Text Replacement]]
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===Developing Locally===
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Set up your computer to [[BackupBuddy:_Local_Development|Develop Sites Locally]] and then migrate them to your live site.
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=Specifications=
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== Scheduling  ==
Server configuration is a very complex topic and varies wildly between hosts, server operating systems, and even the personal preference of the server administrator. Below are the bare minimum requirements for the plugin along with the recommended setup to get the most out of this plugin. You may use [[ServerBuddy]] to help you determine how your server compares to our minimum requirements & recommendations.
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*[[BackupBuddy:_Scheduling|Introduction]]
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*[[BackupBuddy:_Add_New_Schedule|Add New Schedule]]
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*[[BackupBuddy:_Recommended_Backup_Schedules|Recommended Backup Schedules]]
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*[[BackupBuddy:_Scheduling_Advanced_Note:_CRON|Advanced Note: Cron]]
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===Server Recommendations (full functionality)===
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* PHP 5.3
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** [http://wordpress.org/news/2010/07/eol-for-php4-and-mysql4/ WordPress v3.2 currently requires PHP 5.2+]
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* mySQL 5.x+
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** [http://wordpress.org/news/2010/07/eol-for-php4-and-mysql4/ WordPress v3.2 currently requires mySQL 5.0.15+]
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* WordPress 3.0+
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* Write permissions to /wp-content/uploads/ for the user running BackupBuddy.
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** Backups will be stored in /wp-content/uploads/backupbuddy_backups/
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** Temporary files will be stored in /wp-content/uploads/backupbuddy_temp/xxxxxxx/ (temporarily generated at each backup)
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* Free disk space equal to or greater than the entire size of your site once compressed.
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** SuPHP or environment so that file operations/zip run as user to prevent permissions issues.
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** PHP exec() function enabled
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** PHP ZipArchive class installed
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* Linux:
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** Command-line zip installed and accessible via exec().
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* Windows:
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** Windows zip executable (available [http://pluginbuddy.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/backupbuddy_windows_unzip.zip here])
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*** You must have the ability to configure your server to allow execution of this zip.exe file for it to function.
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*** File permissions must also be set to allow access and execution of the zip executable.
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===Minimum Server Requirements (reduced functionality)===
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== Malware Scan  ==
'' NOTE: Some features of BackupBuddy will be unavailable or limited if running on minimum requirements without recommendations. Large sites may not be able to be backed up with these minimum features.'''
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*[[BackupBuddy:_Malware_Scan|Introduction]]
* PHP 5.2+
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** [http://wordpress.org/news/2010/07/eol-for-php4-and-mysql4/ WordPress v3.2 will require PHP 5.2+]
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* mySQL 4.x+
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** [http://wordpress.org/news/2010/07/eol-for-php4-and-mysql4/ WordPress v3.2 will require mySQL 5.0.15+]
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* WordPress 3.0+
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* Write permissions to /wp-content/uploads/ for the user running BackupBuddy.
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* BackupBuddy requires the uploads directory to be in the standard WordPress location.
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** Backups will be stored in /wp-content/uploads/backupbuddy_backups/
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** Temporary files will be stored in /wp-content/uploads/backupbuddy_temp/xxxxxxx/ (temporarily generated at each backup)
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* Free disk space equal to or greater than the entire size of your site once compressed.
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===Host Compatibility===
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Compare various [[BackupBuddy:_Hosts|Hosts & Hosting Environments]] to see how your host/potential host compares.
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== BackupBuddy Stash  ==
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*[[BackupBuddy_Stash:_Introduction|Introduction]]
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*[[BackupBuddy_Stash:_Stashboard|Using the Stashboard]]
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*[[BackupBuddy_Stash:_Migrate/Restore|Migrating/Restoring with Stash]]
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===Misc. Information===
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Find out some [[BackupBuddy:_Misc_Information|Miscellaneous Information]] about BackupBuddy.
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==Troubleshooting==
=Troubleshooting=
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*[[BackupBuddy:_Frequent_Support_Issues|Frequently-Seen Support Issues]]
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*[[BackupBuddy_Troubleshooting:_Common_Mistakes|Common Mistakes]]
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*[[BackupBuddy:_Error_Codes|Error Codes]]
  
===Frequently Seen Support Issues===
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''Problems?'' Start with the [[BackupBuddy:_Frequent_Support_Issues|Frequently Seen Support Issues]] to most quickly troubleshoot your problem.
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===BackupBuddy: Error Codes===
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==Short Tutorials==
Receive an error code? Check out the [[BackupBuddy:_Error_Codes|Error Codes]] page for explanations.
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*[[BackupBuddy:_Enabling_Classic_Mode|How to enable classic mode]]
  
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===Manual Migration===
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Import fails on file extraction? Learn how to perform a [[BackupBuddy:_Manual_Migration|Manual Migration]] ... it's easier than you'd think!
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==Multisite - EXPERIMENTAL Feature ==
=Additional Resources=
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*[[BackupBuddy_Multisite:_Introduction|Introduction]]
 
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*[[BackupBuddy_Multisite:_Features_and_Limitations|Features and Limitations]]
'''Tools'''
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* [http://ithemes.com/codex/page/File:Zip_test.zip Manually test command line zip functionality]
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'''Links'''
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# [http://pluginbuddy.com/purchase/backupbuddy/ Purchase BackupBuddy]
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# [http://ithemes.com/codex/page/BackupBuddy_Multisite BackupBuddy Multisite Codex]
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# [http://pluginbuddy.com/backupbuddy-multisite-migration-expanded-features-in-beta-coming-soon/ BackupBuddy beta Multisite support announcement]
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# [http://pluginbuddy.com/5-reasons-to-love-backupbuddy-with-new-wordpress-multisite-support/ BackupBuddy beta Multisite key points everyone is raving about!]  
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# [http://pluginbuddy.com/tutorials/ PluginBuddy Tutorials]
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# [http://pluginbuddy.com/ PluginBuddy.com]
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# [http://pluginbuddy.com/support/ Support Forums]
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