Cannot pull subdirectory only

Q: Date/Time this occurred (Provide your time zone also)
A: 11/03/2024, GMT +1

Q: DevKinsta Version
A: 2.13.1 (

Q: OS Version
A: macOS Sonoma Version 14.2.1

Q: Docker Desktop Version
A: 4.28.0 (139021)

Q: Were any error codes or messages observed? If so, what were they?
A: No error codes

Q: Detailed Description of the Problem

The issue occurs when trying to pull a subset of files from a site from Kinsta, particularly wp-content/plugins in this case, but the same behaviour applies always when trying to pull a particular subdirectory of any root-level directory (e.g. themes, uploads, etc). The issue is that the “Update local site” gets disabled and I cannot proceed with the pull operation.

Screenshot of the issue:

The same behaviour has been reported in the following comment in a different topic (Cannot push files to staging unless database is also selected - #8 by whiddershins) but since the comment hasn’t received a response since January and the topic subject is different, I decided to start a new topic.

Hello @psymeons

I can replicate this. I’m discussing it internally with our developers and I’ll get back to you once they check and have more info.

Thank you for reporting this!

Kind regards

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Hello @psymeons

Our developers have replicated the issue and are working on it.

We don’t have an exact ETA but we will be working on it and inform you once the issue is resolved.

Again, thanks for reporting this and thank you for your patience!

Kind regards