Akeeba Backup for WordPress

#30770 Unable to exclude backup directory

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Latest post by on Sunday, 10 February 2019 17:17 CST

Unable to exclude the backup folder, it is orange colored but backs up anyway, and cause double size bkup.
Strange message is the folder is outside root, but is in the same as wp-admin ecc.

Akeeba Staff
Can you please ZIP and attach a log file? Something doesn't sound quite right. The backup output directory of the current backup profile is always excluded automatically and appears in red in the File and Directories exclusion. Orange means that you excluded this manually. The fact that it even allowed you to do so tells me that PHP is reporting a different folder as your web root than WordPress. I want to see the log file to understand what it sees.

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