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Backup – TAR or GZ? Both?

  • Halvformat
    Member

    @halvformat

    Hi.

    I’ve had a major crash after using the “Better WP Security” plug-in, so I had to get help from my webhost to restore my site. I received two backup files which they’ve placed in a folder in the root directory (I’ve downloaded it to my comp. via FTP, just in case).

    The first file is: “mydomain.com_http which is a TAR-file on about 190k kb.

    The other is:”mydomain_com.sql which is a GZ-file on 500 kb.

    I have to import these via phpMYadmin, but I’m not sure which one to import. The TAR file or the GZ file – Maybe both?

    And do I remove the folder with these two files my webhost placed in the root directory? In that case, before or after restoring the site via phpMYadmin?

    Thanks.

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  • esmi
    Forum Moderator

    @esmi

    The .gz file looks like it’s a database backup.

    before or after restoring the site via phpMYadmin?

    As long as you have your own copies, I don’t think it matters.

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