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Get a MySQL DB dump from a remote machine

Terminal - Get a MySQL DB dump from a remote machine
ssh [email protected] "mysqldump -h localhost -u mysqluser -pP@$$W3rD databasename | gzip -cf" | gunzip -c > database.sql
2009-10-05 00:57:51
User: daws
Functions: gunzip ssh
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Get a MySQL DB dump from a remote machine

This command will dump a database on a remote stream to stdout, compress it, stream it to your local machine, decompress it and put it into a file called database.sql.You could even pipe it into mysql on your local machine to restore it immediately. I had to use this recently because the server I needed a backup from didn't have enough disk space.

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where does the files save to?

Comment by all4artz 353 weeks ago

or is there a way to save it to my local system?

Comment by all4artz 353 weeks ago

It goes to the database.sql file in your current directory.

Comment by daws 353 weeks ago

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