@Flowdalic opened this Issue on September 25th 2014

Would be nice if piwik's upgrade dialog would provide a checkbox preference that allows user to optionally perform a full database dump before the upgrade is performed.

Since sometimes the automatic upgrade process fails for some reason (see for example https://github.com/piwik/piwik/issues/6280, and some users (including me) don't do (for some mysterious reasons) automated database backups. So it would be nice be conveniently perform those just before an upgrade.

@mattab commented on September 26th 2014 Owner

Thanks for the suggestion. Unfortunately we won't provide this feature in the Piwik core itself as creating a DB dump can take along time and would be error prone. Though it would be a nice feature done as a plugin. Cheers!

This Issue was closed on September 26th 2014
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