Laravel DB Sync is an awesome package that let you sync a remote database to a local database in Laravel. The connection can be made over SSH or using a remote MySQL connection.
You can install this package via composer:
composer require dcblogdev/laravel-db-sync
You can publish the config file with:
php artisan vendor:publish --provider="Dcblogdev\DbSync\DbSyncServiceProvider" --tag="config"
Set the remote database credentials in your .env file
When using SSH Add:
REMOTE_USE_SSH=true REMOTE_SSH_PORT=22 REMOTE_SSH_USERNAME= REMOTE_DATABASE_HOST= REMOTE_DATABASE_USERNAME= REMOTE_DATABASE_NAME= REMOTE_DATABASE_PASSWORD= REMOTE_DATABASE_IGNORE_TABLES='' REMOTE_REMOVE_FILE_AFTER_IMPORT=true REMOTE_IMPORT_FILE=true
For only MySQL remote connections:
REMOTE_DATABASE_HOST= REMOTE_DATABASE_USERNAME= REMOTE_DATABASE_NAME= REMOTE_DATABASE_PASSWORD= REMOTE_DATABASE_IGNORE_TABLES='' REMOTE_REMOVE_FILE_AFTER_IMPORT=true REMOTE_IMPORT_FILE=true
Set a comma seperate list of tables NOT to export in
To generate a SQL with a custom file name
To export a remote database to OVERRIDE your local database by running:
php artisan db:production-sync
Provide a filename for export on the fly by passing the option --filename, remember to provide .SQL
php artisan db:production-sync --filename=other.sql
Run the command without attempting to export:
php artisan db:production-sync --test
For more details, You can visit Github.
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Published at : 28-07-2022
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