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Backup/Restore - 9.3 -> 10.1 - possible?

Discussion in 'Plesk 10.x for Linux Issues, Fixes, How-To' started by Michael MacDonald, Mar 19, 2011.

  1. Michael MacDonald

    Michael MacDonald Basic Pleskian

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    Hello:

    I am trying to create an environment for testing migrations. With that in mind, I have created a VM with the folllowing:

    CentOS 5.5 x32
    Plesk 10.1

    My source restore files are coming from:
    RHEL
    Plesk 9.3

    First of all, is this possible - to restore a dump file from Plesk 9.3 to Plesk 10.1?

    If not, the second portion of this question may be irrelevent.

    When trying to restore to the 10.1 system, I use the following to create an ipmap file.

    /usr/local/psa/bin/pleskrestore --create-map DUMP_FILE_NAME -map ipmap.txt

    The command runs for quite a while and seems to be dumping information from the backup file into /var/lib/psa/dump and /tmp/.

    The process ends without creating an ipmap file and stops with the following:
    "The file you are trying to upload is not a valid backup file"

    Since this is a test, I am not so concerned but this certainly brings into question the validity of my process to restore.

    So, the first question is whether it is possible to restore a backup created on 9.3 to a 10.1 system. I am thinking it may not be possible since there is no --create-map switch list in the CLI help for the 10.1 pleskrestore command.

    Please advise.
     
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2011
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