Soroban's novel strategy to combat state bloat can present a learning curve for developers. Here are some quick guides that will help you through the process.
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As you can imagine, if your deployed contract instance or the code that backs it is archived, it can't be loaded to execute your invocations. Remember, there's a distinct, one-to-many relationship on the chain between a contract's code and deployed instances of that contract:
This is a pretty likely occurrence: my piece of persistent data is archived because I haven't interacted with my contract in a while. How do I make it accessible again?