Akeeba Backup for Joomla!

#36554 Backup archive name

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Joomla! version
PHP version
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For the "Backup archive name" in the configuration, Site-[HOST]-[DATE]-[TIME_TZ]-[RANDOM] is entered by default.

Since years I change this after installation to:

Site doesn't say anything, but the Joomla version from the last backup does. I would be happy if this would be new by default :-)

sunny greetings from Switzerland


It's just a small wish :-)

Akeeba Staff

Thank you for your input.

The current default backup archive name is selected based on the most common use cases. It's definitely not covering all of the less common use cases — including yours and mine — which is why we made it configurable.

Nicholas K. Dionysopoulos

Lead Developer and Director

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