Can I recover a deleted space?

Had an admin user mistakenly delete a space; he thought it was empty, but really there were just a lot of child pages he was not aware were there.

However, he hit the 'cancel' button while the process was deleting the space, but the space still does not appear anywhere.

We've only had this instance running for four months, so I had not enabled automatic backups yet.

Are there any options anyone knows of for restoring this kind of deletion? If it was just a page or group of pages I could restore them of course. But it's one whole space.

I can respond with whatever system configuration details needed to help, just ask.

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Hi John,

The easiest way to do it is only by restoring the backup. However, there might be some inconventional way to restore this by performing database modification. But before that, you need to ensure that the contents/pages are not deleted from database by running this query:

select c.* from content c inner join spaces s
on c.spaceid = s.spaceid where spacekey = '<deleted_space_key>';

Regards,
Samuel

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