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Backup Command

PhotoPrism automatically creates the album and photo backup YAML files. If you want to update album backups or create a database backup you can use the backup command:

docker-compose exec photoprism photoprism backup -a --albums-path PATH -i --index-path PATH [FILENAME]

  • -a = create album backups
  • --albums-path = optional, path where album backups will be stored
  • -i = create database backup
  • --index-path = optional, path for the database backup
  • -f = overwrite existing backup files
  • A custom index sql backup FILENAME may be passed as first argument. Use - for stdout.