To import your application to Acquia Cloud using Drush, you must create a site archive file, and then import the file to Acquia Cloud.
Creating a site archive file
For information about how to create a site archive file with Drush, see Creating a Drupal site archive for import. Copy
mysite.tar.gz to your local computer.
Importing the site archive file with Drush
To import the site archive file with Drush, complete the following steps:
- Verify that you've enabled SSH access to your Acquia Cloud server.
/mnt/gfs/[site].[env]/importon your Acquia Cloud server, using the following
scp mysite.tar.gz [site].[env]@[server]:/mnt/gfs/[site].[env]/import
[site]is the site name of your application on Acquia Cloud,
[env]is the Acquia Cloud environment (one of
[server]is the full DNS name of the server that hosts your site.
To find your
[server]name, sign in to the Acquia Cloud interface and view the Servers page for the environment.
- Using SSH, log in to your environment on Acquia Cloud, using the SSH address displayed on the Servers page for the environment.
- In this SSH session, use the following command to import your application.
drush @[site].[env] ah-site-archive-import /mnt/gfs/[site].[env]/import/mysite.tar.gz
[site]is the same value from step 2.
[env]is the environment you're updating. Acceptable values are
After you import your site archive, you can import your files and check out a local copy of the application from your Acquia Cloud code repository.