V6 release and Nextcloud (dietpi-backup)

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didi
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V6 release and Nextcloud (dietpi-backup)

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Hi,
I use nextcloud and I don't want to reinstall e reconfigure all.. :cry:
Can I make a backup with dietpi-backup, install the new version and restore everything or is not recommended?
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WarHawk
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Re: V6 release and Nextcloud (dietpi-backup)

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Yes same question...don't want to lose all the databases and stuff...I think I might have seen a howto/walkthru/script...gonna use the search function

doink
http://dietpi.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f ... 6.0#p10473
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MichaIng
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Re: V6 release and Nextcloud (dietpi-backup)

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Jep, for this issue I created the script, provided by WarHawks link :). You should be able to continue with your Nextcloud on new/reflashed machine, as nothing happened.

I am happy for feedback, if it works flawlessly. It has vast error recognition, so nothing to worry about that. Just recheck the existence of the nextcloud data folder + mentioned backup sql/folder inside, on your external/backup drive.

DietPi-Backup can't be used, as it backups unselectively the whole system drive (+in case userdata), which would at best just recover DietPi v159, on your new v6.0 system, or something in between an break it that way :D.
But I have further plans to integrate the backup methods from script to dietpi-backup as a separate option, if it is proven a while to work well. So far implemented it into ownCloud/Nextcloud uninstallation to backup the whole instance in case of accidents.

Happy migration :)!
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