Akeeba 3.7.1 Core Backup on Joomla 3.2.1

Posted on 2014-01-22
Last Modified: 2014-01-23

I have just installed the Akeeba backup tool for my Joomla ver. 3.2.1

After installation - It should be able to work but I get an error message "403 access forbidden".

What could the problem of this error be & how can I resolve it?
Question by:shaunwingin
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by:Rowby Goren
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Is your entire site "forbidden"?  Or when you click on the Akeeba component that you get a "forbidden" message?

Also is this a "new" site or did you upgrade it from an earlier version of Joomla.

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you need FTP access and look at the root folder and rename or delete the .htaccess  file
then check it works
then read the  akeeba userguide about setting up the htacesss file
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chilternPC earned 250 total points
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oh actually I just read the following:

upgrade to Akeeba Backup 3.7.7 which solves this issue.

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Thank you guys - it did work. Ver 3.9.2 (newer version)

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