Akeeba Backup for Joomla!

#37295 No "jpa" extension, only "php"

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Joomla! version
PHP version
Akeeba Backup version


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My backup taken on Thursday, 16 June 2022, says it has 867.51MB “zip” file not “jpa” file. But when I downloaded it, it only has 524.6 MB size?

When I accessed the same backup files from “administrator>components>comakeeba>backup,” it only has .htaccess 821 file, akeeba.log.php 22302 php-file, index.htm 175 HTML doc, index.html 54 html.doc,

Index.php 933 php-file and web.config 1191 config-file.

The rest are my previous downloads of 04/17/2022.

Please see attached links:

Thank you.



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Akeeba Staff

You made an assumption that you are using the default backup output directory. I am not sure you do; I don't see a warning about it in the main page of Akeeba Backup. So go to the Manage Backups page of Akeeba Backup, find your backup and click on the info icon. You will get a popup which tells you where the backup archive is. The path is displayed relative to your site's administrator directory.

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