Akeeba Backup for Joomla!

#38381 Backup quota not cleaning up

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Latest post by nicholas on Sunday, 22 January 2023 12:18 CST


When have setup a quota for max number of backups to 3 see attachment


We have 2 kinds of backups 1 with cli and 1 remote initiate by yoursites before update etc etc. 

But the max must stil be 3

What did we do.


Attached screen shots and log file



 With kind regards,

Bas van den Dikkenberg

Akeeba Staff

You have enabled the Maximum Backup Age quotas. Please read the documentation carefully. It tells you that if you enable the Maximum Backup Age quotas, all other quota settings are ignored (they do not take effect).

Therefore, what you have set up is to keep the backups of the last 3 calendar days. The backups in your screenshot seem to have been taken within the span of two calendar days.

Nicholas K. Dionysopoulos

Lead Developer and Director

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