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How can I recover a Core Lightning node as safely as possible if the backups might be out of date?

Suppose my Core Lightning node has suffered a catastrophic failure. I have a copy of the HSM secret. I also have copies of the emergency.recover file and the backup file maintained by the backup ...
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'lightningd.sqlite3' and 'emergency.recover' are binary files, why use diff then?

It is written in the documentation for core-lightning: Copy the contents of the $LIGHTNINGDIR to the BTRFS mount point. Copy the entire directory, then chown -R the copy to the user who will run the ...
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What are 'accounts.sqlite3' and 'emergency.recover' and why might I want to back them up?

accounts.sqlite3 and emergency.recover are created in my ~/.lightning/bitcoin when I launch lightningd - they weren't created there some years ago. What are accounts.sqlite3 and emergency.recover and ...
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Can funds from a LN channel be recovered if both participants suffer data loss?

Is there a way to recover funds if both channel partners suffer loss of the latest channel state? Would both having their static-channel-backups be sufficient to recover the channel?
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Lightning - Question about force-closures of channels and its impact on recovering funds

Dear Lightning experts, someone mentioned in context with lightning channels the following things, and I would like to ask you if this statements are true, and if yes, is this a problem in a future ...
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