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Laravel Forge Whole Server (MySQL) Backups

Forge Backups Done!

No longer need to configure each backup, SnapShooter will search your /home/forge folder for laravel products at run time and backup each as an individual backup. Using SnapShooter's Simple Backups Engine, we can extract your MySQL directly from Laravel tinker at run time, There is no need to give SnapShooter your MySQL password, and we can pipe config directly into mysqldump and no longer suffer from backups failing due to password rotation.

  • Auto configured

  • Separate file and database backup per site for recovery

  • New sites automatically backed up

Advantages over Self Backups

There are packages available for performing a backup of Laravel; they make use of laravel itself to create a backup from within, and while these do have use they can suffer from silent fails. If for whatever reason the package breaks, it may not notify you can't create the backup.

  • No silent fails

  • Centralised management for all of your Laravel Applications

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If you’re using Forge with DO, you may be interested in SnapShooter … created by Laravel community member Simon Bennett 👍

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