Support

Akeeba Backup for Joomla!

#37046 How to change the backup storage path to be stored in the httpdocs folder

Posted in ‘Akeeba Backup for Joomla!’
This is a public ticket

Everybody will be able to see its contents. Do not include usernames, passwords or any other sensitive information.

Environment Information

Joomla! version
joomla 3.10.8
PHP version
7.4.29
Akeeba Backup version
8.1.3

zachapan

I want to change the backup storage path to be stored in the httpdocs folder. Could you tell me if it is possible? If yes, how I can make it? 

Finally, I prepare to update to joomla3 to joomla 4 that will be make problems

tampe125
Akeeba Staff

Hello,

you can change the output directory inside profile configuration, as detailed here: https://www.akeeba.com/documentation/akeeba-backup-documentation/configuration.html#basic-configuration

Please note that you should output your backup in a folder under your site's root, not directly under your site root.

Regarding the upgrade to Joomla 4, it really depends by the extensions you installed. If they are already compatible with Joomla 4, the upgrade process will be very smooth, otherwise you will have to trouble shoot each one of them.

I strongly suggest to test the upgrade locally, check that everything works and then repeat the steps on the live site.

Davide Tampellini

Developer and Support Staff

🇮🇹Italian: native 🇬🇧English: good • 🕐 My time zone is Europe / Rome (UTC +1)
Please keep in mind my timezone and cultural differences when reading my replies. Thank you!

Support Information

Working hours: Typically we work Monday to Friday, 9am to 7pm Cyprus timezone (EEST). Support is provided by the same developers writing the software, all of which live in Europe. You can still file tickets, but we cannot respond to them, outside of our working hours.

Support policy: We would like to kindly inform you that when using our support you have already agreed to the Support Policy which is part of our Terms of Service. Thank you for your understanding and for helping us help you!