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Prohibited file name – can’t delete backup file
September 16, 2013
4:02 am
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I installed this plugin and performed a back-up, using an apostrophe (') in the file name. XCloner accepted the file name.


What has happened now is that I can't delete the file that has this file name. FTPing to the site to rename it and delete it brings back the error '553 Prohibited file name'. I can't rename it in XCloner, nor delete it.


Can you please let me know how I can delete this back-up file. It is 375.6MB and too large, so now I can't log-in to CPanel because 'the server is running out of disk space'.


Thanks in advance.

September 16, 2013
5:47 am
Ovidiu Liuta
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Try deleting it from cpanel, if that doesn't help, try checking with your hosting support!

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