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Adding the Ability to Recover/Restore Fields


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We had an event where a field used in a custom form that was being used for project log was modified resulted in loss of data within the field for 8300+ log items. This was a massive data loss for Logs from the past 3 years and is typically where work comes from for our site.

Another Field was completely deleted resulting in the same issue.

It would be very helpful to give a way to move data from the sandbox to the production system easily. Another way to help mitigate this is to put deleted fields into the recycling bin for possible restoration.

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Sorry to hear about this! We had a similar issue where we manually restored fields from our Preview environment. We're considering changing our processes to only deactivate fields but a common fear of mine is that we inadvertently mass-edit custom data which wouldn't be recoverable in a recycling-bin scenario.