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#27671 – Update from 2.1.2 to 2.1.3 fails with error

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Wednesday, 03 May 2017 23:02 CDT
brad.baker
While attempting to update from 2.1.3 from 2.1.2 I receive the following error during the extraction process:

Invalid AJAX data: Invalid archive type or extension in file

Any suggestions? I've tried multiple sites with the same result.

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WordPress version (in x.y.z format) 4.7.4
PHP version (in x.y.z format) 7.0.x
Akeeba Backup version (x.y.z format) 2.1.2
 
Wednesday, 03 May 2017 23:03 CDT
brad.baker
Screenshot..
 
Thursday, 04 May 2017 01:38 CDT
nicholas
I believe you are affected by a bug in the restore.php file in versions 2.1.2 and 2.1.3. This file is responsible for extracting JPA, JPS and ZIP files and is used for integrated restoration and updates. The only way around it is to extract the update locally and update the extracted files into Akeeba Backup for WordPress' directory.


Nicholas K. Dionysopoulos

Lead Developer and Director



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Thursday, 04 May 2017 01:41 CDT
brad.baker
Thanks Nic..
Does this mean 2.1.3 to 2.1.4 will also be a manual upgrade?
 
Thursday, 04 May 2017 03:11 CDT
nicholas
Unfortunately yes.


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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