Akeeba Backup for Joomla!

#36918 .j02 and .j03 files download with html file extensions

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Joomla! version
PHP version
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Wondering if you have seen this problem before. We save our backup files to the AWS S3 service in 100Mb segments, so there are 15 of them. We are planning to Kickstart this backup to a new account on the server. When we go to download the files from AWS, 13 of them are fine, but the .j02 and .j03 files (we can see the .j02 & .j03 extensions in the S3 account) are saved by our browser as .html file extensions instead of .j02 and .j03 extensions. We tried two different browsers (Edge and Brave) and both exhibit the same behavior.

We were going to try to just rename them, changing the file extension, before proceeding but weren't sure if this may be indicative of a file corruption or some other problem.

Any thoughts?

Thanks, SOHO Prospecting Team

Akeeba Staff

This is most likely due to the way the S3 browser-based explorer works. Try using a real application for managing S3 buckets e.g. CyberDuck (free and cross-platform).

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