What it does: Retrieve a log file known to Akeeba Backup.

This is the same as using the Download link in Akeeba Backup's View Log page.

The log file is output in STDOUT.

Syntax: akeeba:log:get PROFILE_ID LOG_TAG


This command takes two mandatory arguments. Please remember that arguments are positional, i.e. they need to appear in the order described below.


The numeric profile ID. The profile's output directory will be used to locate the backup log file. If unsure, use the default profile ID (1).


The tag of the log file you want to download. This tag is returned from the akeeba:log:list command.


This command takes no options.

Exit codes

One of the following exit codes will be set when the command finishes running:


The command completed without an error.