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Django backup and restore tool. Handle upload files and database

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  1. Add snapshot to INSTALLED_APPS in your within your django project.


Use management command snap

./ snap


  • snap save - take a snapshot at current time
  • snap restore [i] - restore from [i] snapshot (0 by default)
  • snap list - list all available snapshots

How it works:

Program create *.tar.gz archive with files:

info.json - JSON description of archive’s contents for restore command

directory_backup.2011-01-01.tar - backup of upload directory

database_postgres_backup.2011-01-01.sql - SQL database dump

All files created and restored automatically, you do not need to bother of their structure.


Django-snapshot works now only with PostgreSQL database. Nor sqlite or MySQL are not supported. If you have any suggestions, email developers. Any feedback is welcome.

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