As a backup tool is the best, you can configure how often you want the backups to be executed and many many things more.
For me it´s a great toll because i often work my client´s sites on my own server then i make a backup, use the Akeeba Kickstart on the client´s server and that´s it ! Have you done this manually? It´s a pain in the ...
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