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Backup database and media files via Django admin interface (includes Wagtail admin support)

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# Django Database Backup UI

Django Database Backup UI is an extension of Django Database Backup (django-dbbackup: https://github.com/django-dbbackup/django-dbbackup) that allows you to backup database and media files via Django Admin interface. An additional dbbackup_ui.wagtail module provides support for Wagtail Admin.

![demo](http://g.recordit.co/WP3nIX330M.gif)

## Supported versions
* Django: 1.11
* Wagtail: 1.10
* Python: 3.4+

## Installation

Install using PIP:

`pip install django-dbbackup-ui`

### Regular Django Admin:

1. Add **dbbackup_ui** to INSTALLED_APPS:

`INSTALLED_APPS += ['dbbackup_ui']`

2. Add url to your main **urls.py** just above root admin url:

```
urlpatterns = [
url(r'^admin/backups/', include('dbbackup_ui.urls')),
url(r'^admin/', include(admin.site.urls)),
]
```

3. Granted you're logged in as a Superuser you should now be able to access the backup page via url:
_http://example.com/admin/backups/backup-database-and-media/_


### Wagtail Admin:

1. If you use dbbackup_ui with Wagtail, add **dbbackup_ui.wagtail** to INSTALLED_APPS:

`INSTALLED_APPS += ['dbbackup_ui.wagtail']`

2. Granted you're logged in as a Superuser you should now be able to access the backup page via url:
_http://example.com/admin/backup-database-and-media/_
Additionally, you should see a new menu item labeled Backup DB & Media in the navigation sidebar on the left.


## Usage
When on **Backup Database and Media** page, you should see two buttons: "Download database backup" and "Download media backup". By clicking on one of these buttons, a backup process starts and eventually, a backup file gets downloaded by your browser. Please be advised that clicking on the buttons doesn't create a backup on the server. If you need to create server stored backups, you should use command-line and commands provided by django-dbbackup module.

This extension allows to make a quick backup and get it downloaded to your computer. Don't use this tool if you have large database dumps and / or lots of media. This tool is suitable for small installations.

Also, remember about possible security risks due to exposing backup capabilities to web interfaces. Use at your own risk.


# History

0.1.5 (2017-06-02)
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* First release on PyPI.

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