Nextcloud version (eg, 20.0.5):
Operating system and version (eg, Ubuntu 20.04):
Freebsd jail 12.3-RELEASE
Apache or nginx version (eg, Apache 2.4.25):
PHP version (eg, 7.4):
PHP 7.4.30 (cli) (built: Aug 11 2022 01:29:38) ( NTS )
The issue you are facing:
Is this the first time you’ve seen this error? (Y/N): Y
Steps to replicate it:
- Visit my domain “cloud.xxxx.xxx”
- Notice webpage gives error ‘It looks like you are trying to reinstall your Nextcloud. However the file CAN_INSTALL is missing from your config directory. Please create the file CAN_INSTALL in your config folder to continue.’
- Did some digging and found out my config.php content only has instancesId
The output of your config.php file in
<?php $CONFIG = array ( 'instanceid' => 'an id value not sure how to verify', );
Output errors in nextcloud.log in /var/www/ or as admin user in top right menu, filtering for errors. Use a pastebin service if necessary.
Gives empty result.
My config.php got blown away after I restart my server and my jail(container) instances, I don’t have a backup because I stupidly
rm -r /usr/local/www/nextcloud-old/ directory which has the
What are my choices to get my service back running? Am I gonna loose all my data?