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#36174 – Console - Akeeba Backup Plugin not auto published when migrate Akeeba Backup from v8.x to v9.x

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Tuesday, 16 November 2021 09:58 CST
wynchcote

Hi,

I have migrated Joomla website from v3.10.3 to v4.0.4.

And migrated Akeeba Backup from v8.x to v9.0.8.

The Console - Akeeba Backup extension is unpubliished after migration.

Should this be published?

The Console Plugin for Admin Tools v7.0.6 is auto-published after installation.

Many thanks,

Ken :)

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Joomla! version (in x.y.z format) 4.0.4
PHP version (in x.y.z format) 7.4
Akeeba Backup version (x.y.z format) 9.0.8
 
Tuesday, 16 November 2021 10:16 CST
nicholas

That plugin is published on clean install or update. The migration does not touch it. Is it possible that you accidentally disabled it at some point between installing Akeeba Backup 9 and migrating data from AB8?



Nicholas K. Dionysopoulos

Lead Developer and Director



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Tuesday, 16 November 2021 10:26 CST
wynchcote

Hi Nicholas,

Maybe so.

I have a couple more sites to migrate to Joomla! 4 so will soon know if that was the case.

Anyhow, I assume it should be published.

Thanks for the super quick response.

Best wishes,

Ken :)

 

 
Wednesday, 17 November 2021 05:01 CST
nicholas

You're welcome!

If you see this happening again please take notes on the steps you followed so I can try to reproduce it. Just because I can't find a way to do that based on what we discussed here doesn't mean that there's no way it could happen. If there is a problem and I have a reproduction path I can definitely figure out how to solve it.

Have a great day!



Nicholas K. Dionysopoulos

Lead Developer and Director



🇬🇷Greek: native

🇬🇧English: excellent

🇫🇷French: basic



Please keep in mind my timezone and cultural differences when reading my replies. Thank you!



Thursday, 25 November 2021 03:23 CST
wynchcote

Hi Nicholas,

I have now performed a clean install of Joomla! 4.0.4.

And installed Akeeba Backup v9.0.9.

All Akeeba extensions are published EXCEPT Action Log - Akeeba Backup and Console - Akeeba Backup.

I understand the Action Log extension not being auto-published (though I do enable it myself).

QUESTION

Should Comsole - Akeeba Backup always be published?

Thanks.

Ken :)

 
Thursday, 25 November 2021 03:56 CST
nicholas

Yes, it should, but it currently isn't. Thank you for the heads up.

Akeeba Backup was the first extension I migrated to the native Joomla 4 API back in April. I had started working on it before Joomla reached Release Candidate. I had made a note to revisit whether the console plugin should be automatically enabled because at that time I was unsure about how Joomla would be going about it (would it use plugins or provide a direct integration with the component the way e.g. WordPress and WP-CLI do).

The answer is, Joomla requires a plugin to be published. I will add that to the list of auto–enabled plugins upon new installation. Your existing installations won't have the plugin auto–published; you will need to publish it yourself (the automatic publishing only takes place on new installations, not updates).



Nicholas K. Dionysopoulos

Lead Developer and Director



🇬🇷Greek: native

🇬🇧English: excellent

🇫🇷French: basic



Please keep in mind my timezone and cultural differences when reading my replies. Thank you!



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