How to backup database from the commandline?

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Jackk
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How to backup database from the commandline?

Post by Jackk »

Hello,
How to backup the database from the commandline?



Tommy
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Re: How to backup database from the commandline?

Post by Tommy »

Hello Jackk,

Please use the below command for taking database backup

mysqldump database_name > database_name.sql

and also restore from backup use below command

mysql database_name < database_name.sql



steve
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Re: How to backup database from the commandline?

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Hello,

You have multiple options.. The above mentioned option is to take backup and restore the database from the commandline ( cli ). Additionally, you can take db backup using the phpmyadmin export database option, which is more convenient for normal users.


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