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Kunena 5.1.6.1 Released - Security Release (09 Nov 2018)

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7 years 6 months ago #1 by PrestonP
Backup Kunena was created by PrestonP
I am working on a Joomla/Kunena site for the first time. I have plenty of experience with Nuke sites. My problem is that both Joomla and Kunena are really old versions on my customers site and I plan to upgrade them all to the latest. I am not sure if the site is split up somehow or really what is going on but after taking a site backup I cannot log onto the forums on the backup. The backup seems to house the main Joomla site but where do I find the Kunena forums on the backup?

For example the forums seem to be located here:
https://www.millergraphicsonline.com/atv/atv.html
But the backup will not go there and I cannot find any html files on the server:
https://www.millergraphicsonline.com/sitebackup/atv

Are the forums located elsewhere?
I will not continue any updates until I have all backups accounted for!

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7 years 6 months ago #2 by sozzled
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G'day, PrestonP, and welcome to Kunena.

This problem that you are having with the "backup" site is not a Kunena problem.

For example, The "ice house" link on the main site www.millergraphicsonline.com/atv/the-ice-house.html works but it has the same symptom on the "backup" site as your "Kunena" problem. So does "The Bunk House" link and "Little Sahara Pizza and Wings".

What, exactly, have you "backed up" in the backup site? How was this "backup site" created in the first place?

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7 years 6 months ago #3 by PrestonP
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I simply copied the whole root of their website and duplicated it onto a new root folder named sitebackup. It sounds as if the Joomla site and Kunena are on two separate servers somehow. Like I said, I searched the whole backup for any .html files to find for instance "the-ice-house.html" and found nothing.

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7 years 6 months ago #4 by sozzled
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A better way to backup your website is to use a component like Akeeba Backup.

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7 years 6 months ago #5 by PrestonP
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I will try that but the server is running PHP4, I can activate PHP5 for akeeba but it will change the server defaults to php5. Does Joomla and Kunena need PHP4? I would reckon PHP5 didn't exist back when Joomla 1.5.14 and Kunena 1.5.4 were made.

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7 years 6 months ago #6 by sozzled
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PrestonP wrote: Does Joomla and Kunena need PHP4?

See K 1.6 Technical Requirements .

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6 years 2 months ago #7 by Tiedgen
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Hi Kunena,

How do i backup kunena v. 1.7.2. ?
I want to be able to to restore kunena, if a update to v. 2.0.2 fails.

Regards
Tiedgen

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6 years 2 months ago #8 by sozzled
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G'day, Tiedgen, and welcome to Kunena.

The easiest way to backup your website is to use Akeeba Backup.

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