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Akeeba Backup - Schedule automatic website backups using cron

How to schedule automatic Joomla 4 website backups with Akeeba Backup using a cron job

Schedule automatic Joomla website backups

Akeeba Backup - Schedule Automatic Backups

An example cron command to backup your website is shown on the Akeeba Backup profile configuration page.
You will need to change the path to php cli and your websites public html folder

Find path to php

Use the whereis command to find the path to php

whereis php

Create cron job for Akeeba Backup

Edit crontab and add the following command

crontab -e 

Example: Backup website every day at 11pm

00 23 * * * /usr/bin/php /var/www/yourdomain.com/html/cli/joomla.php akeeba:backup:take 

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