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This feature is only available in Akeeba Backup Professional.
Requires the Enable Legacy Front-end Backup API (remote CRON jobs) option to be enabled in the component's Options, Frontend tab.
This script uses the front-end backup failure check feature
outlined above. The alternative CRON script is located in
cli/akeeba-altcheck-failed.php, and must be
run from the command-line PHP interface (PHP CLI).
In order to schedule a backup failure check, you will have to use the following command line to your host's CRON interface:
/usr/local/bin/php is the
path to your PHP CLI executable and
/home/USER/webroot is the absolute path
to your web site's root. You can get this information from your
The same considerations and scheduling information as the alternative backup CRON script apply.