Restore only changed files

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bhbebe
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Restore only changed files

Post by bhbebe » Thu Feb 02, 2012 11:25 am

Hi ppl.

Here what happened:
On 28th jan 2012. my forum experienced problems during update and I lost over 20000 posts. Meanwhile, members continued to post topics.
This morning I restored posts and topics from weekly backup made by my host (from 23rd jan) and restore process returned all those lost posts thank God.
Before that restore, I downloaded daily full backup on 1st feb.
Now I think that .sql daily backup file from 1st feb, contains all posts from 23rd jan till 1st feb which members posted. Is that true? Can I add these changes somehow (editing .sql file), because now on my board last post is written on 23rd jan. Is that even possible?

Reason why I waited to do this restore for 4 days is that in the beginning I din't know how to do it :oops: because all of this is still new for me.

edit: I just searched through the downloaded backup (from 1st feb) .sql file and found those posts/part that are missing :?: If I only knew how to add them in my phpbb database

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Re: Restore only changed files

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