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phpbu: Simulate the actions that would have been performed.
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The command phpbu --simulate is used to run a simulation of a backup process using the PHP Backup utility (phpbu).

When you run the phpbu command followed by the --simulate option, it tells the utility to simulate the backup process without actually executing any backup operations. It will analyze the defined backup configuration and display information about what would happen during the backup, such as which files would be copied, which databases would be backed up, and where the backup would be stored.

The --simulate option is helpful for testing and verifying your backup configuration before running a real backup. It allows you to review the backup plan and ensure that it is configured correctly without making any changes to your actual data. This way, you can identify any potential issues or misconfigurations before executing a real backup, ensuring the integrity and safety of your data.

This explanation was created by an AI. In most cases those are correct. But please always be careful and never run a command you are not sure if it is safe.
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