BackupBuddy: Advanced Debugging

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== importbuddy.php User Error ==
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== Importing / Migrating with importbuddy.php ==
  
'''The source site is now redirecting to the destination site (or vice versa).'''
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=== Unexpected Behaviour ===
This occurs if the user did not change their database settings.  Because of this, both sites are now sharing the same database so one of them is redirecting to the other.
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'''The source site is now redirecting to the destination site (or vice versa):'''
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* This occurs if the new database settings were not entered during Step 4 of importbuddy.php.  Because of this, both sites are now sharing the same database so one of them (usually source) is redirecting to the other (usually destination). importbuddy.php needs to be re-run inputting the source URL on Step 4 and using the source database settings.  This will reconfigure the source database to use its proper URL.  Next importbuddy.php needs to be run again inputting the destination URL on Step 4 with the NEW database settings for the new database.  This way both sites will have their own database for their respective URLs.
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=== Error Messages ===
  
 
'''500 Server Errors:'''
 
'''500 Server Errors:'''

Revision as of 11:30, June 2, 2010

Contents

Backing Up

Importing / Migrating with importbuddy.php

Unexpected Behaviour

The source site is now redirecting to the destination site (or vice versa):

  • This occurs if the new database settings were not entered during Step 4 of importbuddy.php. Because of this, both sites are now sharing the same database so one of them (usually source) is redirecting to the other (usually destination). importbuddy.php needs to be re-run inputting the source URL on Step 4 and using the source database settings. This will reconfigure the source database to use its proper URL. Next importbuddy.php needs to be run again inputting the destination URL on Step 4 with the NEW database settings for the new database. This way both sites will have their own database for their respective URLs.

Error Messages

500 Server Errors:

  • .htaccess file is causing URLs to be redirected improperly or is malformed.
  • PHP is not functioning or enabled for the site. Check with basic phpinfo().
  • A 404 error is occurring but the server is not set up correctly to return a 404. Do sanity check with .htm file.

The backup zip file is not found:

  • The zip file has been renamed to a non-BackupBuddy format.
  • The zip file permissions are wrong. Ex: Not readable.
  • The zip file is not in the same directory as importbuddy.php.
  • The zip file has not finished uploading or was interrupted in transit. If BackupBuddy was used to send it try manually uploading.
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