I am trying to move a self-hosted Gitlab instance, from one server to another.
Both servers are up to date, running the same Gitlab version.
I did a full backup on the old server, using:
I moved the archive to the new server, and I am trying to restore it, using:
gitlab-backup restore BACKUP=1624721546_2021_06_26_14.0.1-ee
Unfortunatelly, restoring the backup always fails. I get the following message, almost imeddiately after I run the restore command:
Unpacking backup ... unpacking backup failed.
The backup is stored in
The backup file is owned by the
git user, and I made sure that both the file and the directory have the correct permissions (read and execute).
Any ideas what the problem may be?