Confluence restore only attachements folder



my confluence server is crashed. 

Is it possible to make a restore only with the attechements folder??

Without any other datas of home directory, no entities.xml or> only attachements folder!


Thank you for your help  

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Just to expand on why Jeremy is asking about your use case:

A backup of Confluence needs to take the database (either as an xml backup, found in <confluence home>/export) or as a standard database backup, plus the attachments.

If you don't have either type of database backup, then you can't restore your Confluence, because there's nothing to restore from.

Jeremy Atlassian Community Champion Nov 20, 2017

Exactly, @Nic Brough [Adaptavist] :-). 

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Jeremy Atlassian Community Champion Nov 17, 2017

Dear Kattner,

No, you cannot restore Confluence with just the Attachment folder. These Attachments need to go somewhere. What exactly is your use case?

Kind Regards,


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