Akeeba Backup for WordPress

#34041 Back-up of a multisite with folders outside root level

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Good morning Nicholas,

I want to back-up a WP multisite with 32 subsites which has something odd. WP is installed within /public_html/ but the media of all subsites are one level higher.
For location01 the media is location is /location01

So directory structure is like this:

/public_html/ = main site



When I back-up the site obviously only the main site will be backed up.

Is there something I can do about this in the configuration of Akeeba?

Akeeba Staff

This is what the Off-site Directories Inclusion feature was designed to do.

Nicholas K. Dionysopoulos

Lead Developer and Director

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Fantastic Nicholas, I will read the documentation and close the call.
Have a nice weekend!


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