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#35008 – #34682 – Akeeba Backup on Update Not Working

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Tuesday, 06 April 2021 14:01 CDT

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Description of my issue:

Backup on Update is actually broke. Yes I understand the icon is not in the footer anymore. but when I ran my joomla update, no backup ran.

Akeeba Backup on Update is not actually on the Joomla update page as per the ticket: "#34682 – Akeeba Backup on Update Not Working" and @tampe125 response to it here:

tampe125 says: "It's the intended behavior: it's no longer an icon that loads in every page, but it's a link inside the Joomla update page."

Not it's not. When I update from the Joomla update page I see no such Backup on Update link and when I did my Joomla update, no backup ran (J3.9.24 > j3.9.25).

Backup On Update is enabled in the plugins area.

Please look at BOU to see where it is failing. Thank you.


Custom Fields

Joomla! version (in x.y.z format) 3.9.25
PHP version (in x.y.z format) 7.4.12
Akeeba Backup version (x.y.z format) 8.0.3 (2021-03-22)
Tuesday, 06 April 2021 16:43 CDT

Also, When this was happening I was also getting this error during FOF extension updates:


Argument 1 passed to FOF30\Platform\Joomla\Platform::__construct() must be an instance of FOF30\Container\Container, instance of Akeeba\Backup\Admin\Container given, called in /home/ACCOUNTNAME/public_html/libraries/fof40/Container/Container.php on line 213


FOF4 issue?

Don't know if this causes BoU to not work during an Joomla update.


Wednesday, 07 April 2021 01:15 CDT

The Backup on Update plugin issue is a known one. We will release a new version to address it.

The other issue means that you have a much older plugin we have discontinued between 1 and 6 years ago. Please consult

Nicholas K. Dionysopoulos

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Friday, 07 May 2021 20:17 CDT
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