Laravel Database Backup

A Laravel 5 and Laravel 6 library that creates a backup of your database with a single command

laravel database backup


composer require salmanzafar/laravel-db-backup


  • Easy configuration db backup in a single command
  • Storage Customization (e.g s3 (s3 support is in development), local etc)
  • Email about DbBackup completion (in development).

Enable the package (Optional)

This package implements Laravel's auto-discovery feature. After you install it the package provider and facade are added automatically for laravel >= 5.5.


Publish the configuration file

This step is required only if you want to make changes in config file

php artisan vendor:publish --provider="Salman\DbBackup\DbBackupServiceProvider"

Config File located at config/dbbackup.php


 * Db Backup configuration file to setup disk and folder name for db backup

return [
    'disk' => 'public', // disk e.g local, public, s3 etc
    'visibility' => 'public', // leave it null for private
    'folder' => 'dbbackup' // folder name for backup


After publishing the configuration file just run the below command

php artisan db:backup

Just it, Now in storage/app/yourbackupfoldername you should have your db dump.

This package currently support Local Storage backup

Tested on Laravel 6.1.0 and Php 7.3