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ss import database

This command will import a database dump file /tmp/import.sql if it exists, otherwise /tmp/import.sql.zip or /tmp/import.sql.gz if those exist. It will overwrite the ENTIRE production database on your SlickStack server so be sure you backup your database (download it manually or remotely save it somewhere) before running this command. All previous data in your database […]

ss dump files

Routine: runs the /var/www/ss-dump-files bash script Description: This command is meant to be run interactively in the shell by sysadmins who want to dump ALL files under the /var/www/html directory into a gzipped TARball. Running this command will ALWAYS dump the entire production directory into /var/www/backups/html/production.tar.gz however it will only dump the development and/or staging […]

Pushing Development To Production

Like with many tasks in the WordPress world, there are multiple ways you can “push” or install the web design from your development (subdomain) site in SlickStack onto your main production site. Migration plugins One of the easiest ways is simply using a free migration plugin like All In One Migration. Some of these plugins […]

ss dump database

Routine: runs /var/www/ss-dump-database Default interval: hourly Description: This command (and the bash script it correlates with) are called by SlickStack on the hourly interval by default. This can be changed to a different interval within your ss-config file if desired… for example, if your production site is extremely busy, or your database is extremely large, you […]

ss import files

Routine: runs ss-import-files Description: Displays an interactive dialogue in the shell that allows you to untar an archive file named /tmp/import.tar or if not exists, an alternative gzipped file that is named /tmp/import.tar.gz which will overwrite the files located under /var/www/html after prompting you to confirm. If any pre-existing files exist that are not overwritten […]

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