[TYPO3-english] Typo3 backup

De Contardi Riccardo Riccardo.DeContardi at bhuman.it
Wed Nov 4 15:14:21 CET 2009

A little question about how to backup a Typo3 on linux 

I want to set up a little script to back up my typo3 installation

(I know there's an extension, but I'd prefer to set up a script of my


This is my "plan":

-          tar & gz all the source folders (in my case

-          tar & gz all the dummy folders (in my case under
var/lib/typo3-sites/ dummy-4.2.10/

-          dump the DB & tar & gz


In order to minimize the weight of zipped files, what could be

For example: the folder /var/lib/typo3-sites/dummy-4.2.10/typo3temp/
could be skipped?


The files named temp_CACHED_* under




Could be skipped, right?


I also found this

Some suggestions?


Thanks in advance



Riccardo De Contardi


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