Restore gitlab backup issue 500

Hi ,
I am using 14.2.3 CE edition . I took back up and tries to restore to another instance. Restore successfully done.But,I am getting error 500 for few projects while clicking projects link . I tried to run command SANITIZE=true , reconfigure etc but nothing works for me.
Does anyone have idea or faced same issue . Pls help

Can you confirm whether you copied the /etc/gitlab/gitlab-secrets.json to this server after restoring the data? If not, please copy the /etc/gitlab/gitlab-secrets.json file from the original server to this server, run gitlab-ctl reconfigure && gitlab-ctl restart, and verify whether the problem persists.

Are there any discrepancies in /etc/gitlab/gitlab.rb between the new GitLab server and the one where the backup was captured? If so, please correct those so that the server where the backup was restored has the same configuration (except for URLs) as the original server.


Thanks Greg, After restoring .json file it works fine. Thank you so much :slight_smile: