Trying to use UPDATER to update my EE from 2.7 to 2.9
Test settings and everything passes but during the update I get the error that it cannot create the back up directory.FTP: Failed to create the dir:
Updater is the current 3.3.0 version
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Check that the user that PHp executes under (could be www-data, could be the home user for the site) has execute and write permissions in the directory above the one the FTP folder needs to be created in. Also it's worth checking who the owner of the directories is compared to the executing user.