Akeeba Backup for WordPress


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WordPress version
PHP version
Akeeba Backup version
7.7.5 Pro

Latest post by nicholas on Thursday, 22 December 2022 07:05 CST


I am trying to setup FTP upload as post processing. The message I get is:

But Akeeba creates files on the remote server with names like .akeeba_test_66699.dat which means the connection happens, no?

.akeeba_test_66699.dat files have 0 bytes.

Akeeba Staff

The upload actually fails. These should be 16 byte files. A 0 byte file means that the FTP command channel works (we can tell the FTP server we are trying to initiate an upload, so it creates an empty file waiting for us to send the data), but the data channel connection through which file uploads and downloads take place is not working.

Make sure you're using the Passive FTP transfer mode.

Nicholas K. Dionysopoulos

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