create database backup programmatically php
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create database backup programmatically php

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<?php

ini_set('display_errors', 1);
ini_set('display_startup_errors', 1);
error_reporting(E_ALL);

$database = 'db';
$user = 'user';
$pass = 'pass';
$host = 'localhost';
$dir = dirname(__FILE__) . '/dump.sql';

echo "<h3>Backing up database to `<code>{$dir}</code>`</h3>";

exec("mysqldump --user={$user} --password={$pass} --host={$host} {$database} --result-file={$dir} 2>&1", $output);

var_dump($output);