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Old 06-16-2005, 05:48 AM   #1
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recovering files


i have accidently overwritten a file on a linux server. Is there any way to recover the previous version of the file.

thanks in advance for any help
Old 06-16-2005, 09:59 AM   #2
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what u did exactly?
used cp/ftp/scp or using any editor?
can u give some more details.
Old 06-17-2005, 06:38 AM   #3
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I am working on a remote linux server. By mistake i uploaded a file through FTP in the www folder. The previous version of the file got overwritten on the server. I don't have much permissions on the server. I guess chances of recovering the file are very less.


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