Restore backup from nextcloud instance into a new NextcloudPi server

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Nextcloud version:
Operating system and version: NextcloudPi 1.15.3
Apache or nginx version: Apache 2.4.38
PHP version: php7.3

The issue you are facing:
I would like to restore a backup I have taken on a previous server I had on a raspberry pi but I wasn’t using NextclouPi. I’m unable to restore it because the format of the backup directory seems to be different. For instance, NextclouPi asks for a .tar archive while I only have a backup of the data directory and one of the database

Is this the first time you’ve seen this error?

Steps to replicate it:

  1. Set up NextcloudPi
  2. Try to restore backup

I think I was able to do it by following the restore procedure through the command line even though it seems that 2fa is not working and I can’t access my data

I don’t think it’s the right way to do it though