Akeeba Backup for Joomla!

#35836 Internal Server Error that I can't trace

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PHP version
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Description of my issue:

I have been getting an error on my server and I can't figure out where or what is causing it. "<strong>AJAX Loading Error</strong><br/>HTTP Status: 500 (Internal Server Error)<br/>Internal status: error<br/>XHR ReadyState: 4<br/>Raw server response:<br/>###{"HasRun":0,"Domain":"init","Step":"","Substep":"","Error":"","Warnings":[],"ErrorException":null,"Archive":"","tag":"backend","Progress":0,"backupid":"48","sleepTime":0,"stepNumber":2,"stepState":"running"}###"


I have found the cause. Upgrading to PHP 8.0 caused it somehow. I will leave this here in case anyone else has the same problem.

Akeeba Staff


thank you very much for the update. Did you get any error in the logs? Our target is to support PHP 8 as well, so I'd wish to know if there was a specific function raising the error so I can fix it.

Davide Tampellini

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