mySQL - database backup commands


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CLI commands for backing up mySQL database


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  1. -- dump mySQL database to file:
  2. VAR=$(date +�%y-%m-%d�); mysqldump -v -uUSERNAME -pPASSWORD -hlocalhost DATABASENAME > /BACKUPDIR/$VAR-DATABASENAME.sql ;
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  4. -- dump mySQL database to file and then move it:
  5. VAR=$(date +�%y-%m-%d�); mysqldump -v -uUSERNAME -pPASSWORD -hlocalhost DATABASENAME > /BACKUPDIR/$VAR-DATABASENAME.sql ; mv /BACKUPDIR/DATABASENAME.sql /OTHERBACKUPDIR/$VAR-DATABASENAME.sql ;

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