0000.096 (0) Semaphore lock (d, wp_options) failed (line 43)

I am running a backup with Updraft seems to complete as it normally would but no backups are made.

0000.002 (0) UpdraftPlus WordPress backup plugin (https://updraftplus.com): 1.24.3 WP: 6.5.3 PHP: 8.1.24 (litespeed, Linux cp-wc32.syd02.ds.network 3.10.0-962.3.2.lve1.5.81.el7.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed May 31 10:36:47 UTC 2023 x86_64) MySQL: 10.5.22-MariaDB-cll-lve-log (max packet size=26214400) WPLANG: en_US Server: Apache safe_mode: 0 max_execution_time: 900 memory_limit: 256M (used: 17.3M | 26M) multisite: N openssl: OpenSSL 1.1.1p 21 Jun 2022 mcrypt: Y LANG: ZipArchive::addFile: Y

0000.073 (0) Free space on disk containing Updraft’s temporary directory: 54126.6 MB

0000.089 (0) Tasks: Backup files: 0 (schedule: unset) Backup DB: 1 (schedule: unset)

0000.092 (0) Semaphore (d, wp_options) being initialised 0000.095 (0) Requesting semaphore lock (d) (apparently not via scheduler)

0000.096 (0) Semaphore lock (d, wp_options) failed (line 43)

0000.096 (0) Failed to gain semaphore lock (d) – another backup of this type is apparently already active – aborting (if this is wrong – i.e. if the other backup crashed without removing the lock, then another can be started after 3 minutes)


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