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Symfony Console Commands

Nextras Migrations come with predefined Symfony Console commands.

Creating New Migration (migrations:create)#

Creates new migration file in given group with proper name based on current time and given label (e.g. 2015-03-14-130836-create-users.sql) and prints its path to standard output.

php bin/console migrations:create 

Instead of writing full group name (e.g. structures), you can write any uniquely identifying prefix (e.g. str or s).

If you use Doctrine ORM and Doctrine DBAL then the content of migration file in structures group will automatically be generated with Doctrine SchemaTool.

Executing Migrations (migrations:continue)#

Updates database schema by running all new migrations. If the table migrations does not exist in current database, it is created automatically.

php bin/console migrations:continue

Resetting Migrations (migrations:reset)#

Drops current database and recreates it from scratch by running all migrations. This should only be used in development.

php bin/console migrations:reset