A low-level tool to backup and restore a full TYPO3 installation

Installs: 8 190

Dependents: 0

Suggesters: 0

Security: 0

Stars: 1

Watchers: 1

Forks: 2

Open Issues: 1


3.0.0 2019-03-29 11:21 UTC

This package is auto-updated.

Last update: 2020-10-30 01:43:10 UTC


A low-level tool to backup and restore a full TYPO3 installation

How to use:

  1. Download and install backup_restore in the extension manager Or use composer composer require beechit/backup-restore and install extension in the extension manager

  2. Now you have a set of cli commands to backup and restore a TYPO3 install

    # create a backup
    ./typo3cms backup:create
    # list existing backups
    ./typo3cms backup:list
    # restore a backup
    ./typo3cms backup:restore 2016-05-19_10-16-dd20a00976208b56
    # create backup with specific name
    ./typo3cms backup:create kickstart


TYPO3 >= 7.6 ext:typo3_console >= 3.0.0


If no backup path is given the controller tries to create a folder named backups 1 level below the web root. When this isn't possible a folder named backups is created in typo3temp. Make sure to secure this folder!

Additional config:

The following ENV variables can be used to define custom paths to the needed binaries:

path_tar_bin="/usr/bin/tar" path_mysqldump_bin="/usr/bin/mysqldump" path_mysql_bin="/usr/bin/mysql"