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Class: PHP Backup to WebDav Server
Backup files and a database to a WebDav server
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Date: 9 years ago
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PHP Backup to WebDav Server

This package can backup files and a database to a WebDav server.

It takes the path of a given local directory and creates a PHAR archive with the files of the directory.

The base class can also connect to a given database using PDO and generate a backup file with SQL statements to recreate the database. The generated SQL file is also added to the PHAR archive.

The PHAR archive is compressed and transferred to a given remote server using the WebDAV protocol.

The package comes with several sub-classes specialized in configuring the connection to different WebDAV servers.


  • PHP version 5.3.6 or higher

Currently it supports clouds

  • `Yandex Disk`
  • `CloudMe`
  • `GoogleDrive` working through service dav-pocket
  • `DropBox` working through service dropdav
  • ~~`Mail Disk`~~ temporary does not work
  • ~~`OneDrive`~~ temporary does not work


1) Install composer

2) Follow in the project folder:

composer require dmamontov/davbackup ~1.0.1

In config composer.json your project will be added to the library dmamontov/davbackup, who settled in the folder vendor/. In the absence of a config file or folder with vendors they will be created.

If before your project is not used composer, connect the startup file vendors. To do this, enter the code in the project:

require 'path/to/vendor/autoload.php';

Example of work

require 'DavBackup.php';

$ya = new YandexBackup('', 'test');
$ya->setName('My Backup');

$ya->db('slobel_mama', 'test', 'slobel_mama');

Example of adding support for WebDav cloud

class MyDavBackup extends DavBackup
    const URL = '';

    public function __construct($login, $password)
        parent::__construct(self::URL, (string) $login, (string) $password);