Error while restoring from Plesk repository Error: The backup file either contains modified or corrupted data.

Created:

2016-11-16 13:11:46 UTC

Modified:

2017-05-03 10:03:25 UTC

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Error while restoring from Plesk repository Error: The backup file either contains modified or corrupted data.

Applicable to:

  • Plesk 12.5 for Linux
  • Plesk Onyx for Windows
  • Plesk 12.0 for Linux
  • Plesk 12.5 for Windows

Symptoms

Unable to restore backup file. the following error appears:

Error: The backup file (xxx_yyy_info_1309251519.xml.zip) either contains modified or corrupted data, or it was created on another server or in an older Panel version. Upload was blocked. To restore it, contact your server administrator.

Error: The backup file (backup_xxx-xxx.xx_info_1409141232.xml.tar) can
not be uploaded. The file contains either modified or corrupted files,
or was created on a different server or in an earlier version of Plesk.
Apply to have your hosting provider to restore data from this file.

Cause

The backup file was modified, corrupted, created on another server or in an older Plesk version that does not support signing of backups.

Resolution

To upload backup selected mark checkbox:

Allow to upload modified, corrupted, created on another server or in an older Panel version that does not support signing of backups set this option only if you trust to backup creator because upload of modified backup may compromise you server.

It will allow you to upload backup which you created on older versions of Plesk.

Once the uploading done you may proceed with restoration.

Additional information

#213954585 Backup signing in Plesk

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