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Export way too slow

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  1. Victor
    Victor avatar
    44 posts
    10 Mar 2009
    23 Mar 2009
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    We have a very heavy Sitefinity 3.6 site with Aptify eBusiness on top, it has 3100 files and 131Mb.

    We want to use export to move the site to our client's test server but export takes too long. We are talking about several hours.

    Something doesn't look right with export, it seems to create empty zip file, and add files to it one at a time (zip file size goes back to 0 several times a minute).
  2. Ivan Dimitrov
    Ivan Dimitrov avatar
    16072 posts
    25 Oct 2016
    23 Mar 2009
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    Hi Victor,

    I have reproduced similar behavior, with some big websites. Generally, the operation takes some time, because it gets your db as well. If there are any external files - not from Sitefinity, not createdby Sitefinity API they could alse be a factor for the delay. Generally, when you open the zip archive or perform some operations over it, this could corrupt it. The archive is being generated and accessing it you use it - Sitefinity could "get"  that the file is used by another program.

    However, if you experience such problems, there is a fast way - ftp the site to the another server and install it there.

    Kind regards,
    Ivan Dimitrov
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