Questions tagged [akeebabackup]

Akeeba backup is a popular extension for backing up Joomla websites and can also help in transferring a website to an alternative host.

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Akeeba Kickstart Restore Site and Restrict Access

I use Akeeba Backup and Akeeba Kickstart to restore my sites and it's great. I normally backup and transfer the .jpa files then extract manually, not via the transfer wizard. During the restoration ...
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Transfer Joomla website to other server Akeeba

I need to transfer a website from a server to another. PHP version 5.3 and joomla 3.8 so Akeeba is not compatible . Is there a similar tool? Because I tried it manually by moving the files and dumping ...
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Will restoring backup file using Akeeba Kickstart in other subdirectory, affect my current Joomla installation?

I have Joomla 3.7.4 that runs in subdirectory /html/joomla374 of my webspace. Before upgrading to Joomla 3.7.5 I want to restore a recent backup file I created using latest Akeeba Backup extension. ...
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I restored a backup from akeeba and lost the latest akeeba backup

I have 3 backups, one is from today and one is from a week ago. I restored the one from a week ago and don't see the one from today anymore. Is there anyway to get today's backup back?
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404 after site restoration with Akeeba Kickstart

I have received a backup of a client's website as a .jpa file and I'm trying to install it locally into MAMP. The site is using Joomla! 3.6.5 Stable and Joomla Platform 13.1.0 Stable [ Curiosity ] ...
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Using akeeba backup site transfer

I already have a site www.poklo.com. I need to work on that, so i have set up a development environment. www.dev.poklo.com. Now, i have used akeeba's site transfer window, what i filled in form is: ...
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Migration WIth Minimal Downtime

I currently have a live Joomla (3.x) website on a shared hosting environment, I'd like to replace this site with a new Joomla (3.x) website I have on my localhost (XAMPP) environment. What's the best ...
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Restore website using Akeeba backup downloaded file

I backed up my website using Akeeba backup and downloaded the jpa file. I now need to restore that backup. The backup is not displayed amongst the files in the file manager within Akeeba but ...
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While doing Akeeba backup, unable to set Database Table Exclusion

I am using Joomla 1.5.18 and Akeeba backup for many years. Recently, while I doing the normal Full Site backup, I found nothing backup. And the Database Table Exclusion, shown RED marked, which ...
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Remove a folder for downloadable files to reduce the Akeeba backup file

i have a folder named "download" in public-Html folder. all downloadable files on my site, is in it. when i backup my site with Akeebabackup, this folder makes my backup file Biiiig. what should i do ...
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Joomla custom 404 page with Administrator protected folder issue

I have a custom 404 error set up as per the Joomla docs, so adding , if (($this->error->getCode()) == '404') { header('Location: /index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=50'); exit;...
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How to uninstall akeeba backup components from joomla 3.5?

I tried to remove the Akeeba backup component, but got the following fatal error- Fatal error: Class 'F0fUtilsInstallscript' not found in /home3/asocir/public_html/administrator/components/com_akeeba/...
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How does the akeeba backup actually work for cron jobs

This is just a general question into how the Akeeba backup system works when called from a cron job. I have traced the coded as much as I can and understand that its called from the front end and ...
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Akeeba BackUp: Is it safe to be used?

Following Artur Stępień's answer here: How to transfer a joomla content to another server?. Artur warned: Be aware that using components like Akeba Backup you open your website for potential ...
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How to transfer a joomla content to another server?

I recently set up a joomla site on demojoomla.com and started entering data to check a proof of concept. Following that phase, I bought a hosting package at Strato.de where I am able to setup a ...
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CSS not working in root installation after Akeeba Restore

I restore the latest Joomla using Akeeba in the root directory. The resulting home page has no CSS formatting, and any links clicked will result in wrong url. When I create a testing subdirectory and ...
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How to install on a new host an Akeeba backup?

I've been asked to migrate a site over from a previous host and was sent a backup file; it was generated using Akeeba. My question is, how do use this backup to migrate to a fresh installation? Any ...
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Backup failed using Akeeba

I failed my latest attempts to backup my Joomla2.5 website after the following error message from Akeeba: Backup Failed The backup operation has been halted because an error was detected. ...
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Akeeba Backup wrong paths

I used the procedure of this answer ( https://joomla.stackexchange.com/a/7613/1685 ) to backup my site on a local. I did the extraction and the installation in a subdir (/var/www/html/my_dir/) of the ...
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Akeeba Backup vs. Akeeba Kickstart

They both perform the same task of backing up a website ( or just files essentially ). Are there any important considerations that would suggest it is better to use the Akeeba Backup extension or just ...
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Restoring site on localhost: keep redirecting back to old URL

I've backup mu Joomla 3.3.1 website with Akeeba backup. I've installed this backup on a localhost (Xampp) with Akeeba kickstart. I can access the backend with this address: http://localhost/joomla/...
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Password problem when a user registers (Akeeba Subscriptions)

I'm building a property website using iProperty for the properties and Akeeba Subscriptions to allow users to sign up through the front end. I have set up two different types of subscription (one ...
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0 fsockopen(): Unable to find the socket transport “ssl”

I've Joomla 3.3.1 on localhost, I'm trying to install "Akeeba Backup" from the (install from web under Extension manager) and I'm getting this error.** I've not tried to download and ...
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How should I use backup to restore the previous version of my website

I have a website's Backup which I had made about three months ago. This is a Joomla 3.2 version backup made with the Extension Akeeba Backup. My Question is how can I restore this when my current ...
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Is there a way to restore an Akeeba database backup through the admin?

I'm using Akeeba to backup my database (database only, I'm not backing up files). I haven't been able to find a way to restore only the database using the admin. Is there a way to do it?
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Problem while restoring Joomla website on server using kickstart.php

Joomla website backup not restoring on my server using kickstart.php. Backup-file details are as follows- backup-file extension : .jpa, backup-file size : 980MB. After clicking on "Start" button to ...
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Regex in Akeeba Backup exclude all hidden files

I am struggling to find a regex for Akeeba Backup (3.11.0), that will exclude specific hidden files that start with ._ (dot underscore) in all directories of the website. Have anyone ever done this? ...