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Use XCloner to restore from master copy periodically?
February 3, 2011
3:58 am
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mapinact
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Hi, I have a demo website up that i'd like to allow users to test and muck around with, but to automatically restore it periodically (say, twice daily) from a clean master copy. The site is running as a subdomain off a primary domain, so it's all in one directory. There are no databases involved - all just flat files. Demo users will not add any information I want to keep - it's a clean wipe and rewrite, automatically.

Can XCloner be used in this situation?

Cheers,

Michael

February 3, 2011
10:14 am
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Ovidiu Liuta
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Hi Michael! XCloner does not have this functionality built in, however with an additional script the restore process can be called automatically, simply do a test restore and record the restore urls you are displayed in your browser, record them, then use curl to automatically load them in another php script. 

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