The following warning is displayed when cloning WordPress instance.
An error occurred while setting the correct permissions for files (644) and directories (755) on the WordPress installation 'staging.example.com'. openat 'db.php' failed: Too many levels of symbolic links Failed to open safely /var/www/vhosts/example.com/staging.example.com/wp-content/db.php: Too many levels of symbolic links
The file with symbolic link mentioned on error (db.php) belongs to a WordPress plugin, e.g. query-monitor:
# ls -lah /var/www/vhosts/example.com/wp-content/db.php
db.php -> /var/www/vhosts/example.com/httpdocs/wp-content/plugins/query-monitor/wp-content/db.php
WordPress Toolkit bug EXTWPTOOLK-9401: WordPress Toolkit cannot process the symbolic link created by the plugin "query-monitor".
1. Log in to Plesk.
2. Navigate to Domains > example.com > WordPress Toolkit > Plugins.
3. Disable the affected WordPress plugin on the source website before cloning.
4. Clone the website and enable the plugin again on the destination (newly cloned) website.