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Old 6th June 2007, 10:05
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If I do a partial uninstall of ISPConfig, and keep all my users, DNS entries, websites, etc., can I reinstall ISPConfig to basically get back to homeostasis?
No, beacuse ISPConfig will not be able to manage the accounts again when the ISPConfig database is lost.

Here is my dilemma. I'm an idiot, and I didn't back up the ispconfig MySQL database before running an update. When the update finished, the database was empty, and I could not log in to the control panel.
ISPConfig makes a backup of the mysql database before the update. Please have a look at your /tmp directory, do you have a .sql file there?

What's weird is I can still login to webmail, I can login to FTP shares, and I can still send and receive mail as if nothing were wrong. I just cannot login to the control panel, and the ispconfig DB is empty.
Thats normal. Your services are using config files which were written by ISPConfig and not the ISPConfig database.
Till Brehm
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