Site Restoration

#34105 for backups over 2gb file .j01 is not deleted after restoration

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PHP version
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Kickstart version

Latest post by on Saturday, 26 December 2020 20:17 CST


it's probably a configuration to split back up files but either way mine was split on 2 files .jpa and .j01 (2nd one being 2gb) so when i did restore and clean up that .j01 file wasn't removed

Akeeba Staff


Akeeba Backup automatically splits your backup archives when their size reaches 2Gb in order to overcome technical limitation of the PHP interpreter.

When you hit the "Clean up" button in Kickstart, we ask the filesystem to delete those files. Sometimes there could be a delay since we created a lot of files during the extraction or our request could fail. It should be only a temporary issue, if you try another restoration on another server you'll see that everything will work as intended. In those cases you can always manually delete those files using FTP.

Davide Tampellini

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