[Server-devel] Backup and Recovery

Hamilton Chua hamilton.chua at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 07:29:45 EDT 2009

Hi Martin,

We are using XS v 06d5, Sugar 0.84 and the ds-backup rpm from

All modifications are in the latest patches in 

I'm in the process of debugging the problem. It's either when backup is
made or when the restore file is downloaded. I have inspected the files
in /library/users in the XS and it look like the metdata is properly



On Tue, 2009-10-27 at 11:02 +0100, Martin Langhoff wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 10:27 PM, Caroline Meeks
> <caroline at solutiongrove.com> wrote:
> > Backup is now working for us but when I try to recover files by clicking on
> Hi Caroline!
> You are a bit of a moving target, I don't know what XS you are using,
> or what Sugar you are using. And which ds-backup you are using, with
> which of Hamilton's many versions of the fixup paches (vanilla Sugar
> would normally not have backup).
> So... I dunno! You probably need to do a bit of debugging yourself to
> diagnose the situation.
> > them in Moodle they are not showing up in Sugar with the right file type to
> > be used again.  They show up as "File Activity + Backup" and I can't open
> That sounds _very_ wrong. Moodle should be serving the backups with a
> special mimetype that Sugar recognizes as a Journal Entry Bundle -- so
> the Journal unpacks it and imports it (hence showing the right name,
> and type).
> > For XOs can you download files and use them again on a new XO?
> Yes. I hate to say it, but "it works for me".
> m

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