Sync MySQL Servers via secure SSH-tunnel

ssh -f -L3307:127.0.0.1:3306 -N -t -x user@host sleep 600 ; mk-table-sync --execute --verbose u=root,p=xxx,h=127.0.0.1,P=3307 u=root,p=xxx,h=localhost
I wanted to keep a backup of my company database server on my local homeserver. After I found maatkit to sync databases, everything except security seemed fine. SSH takes care of that part.

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2009-09-04 16:54:25

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whoa, sounds great... but... what do I need to do it, can you tell us about pre-setup or something? just this maatkit package? is it a script?
renich · 458 weeks and 6 days ago
Yeah I agree, any pre-setup would be apprreciated.
chongopants · 306 weeks and 1 day ago
You only need maatkit, which provides the script mk-table-sync. I also recommend setting up passwordless logins with ssh, if you plan to automate it.
erlebnishengst · 306 weeks and 1 day ago

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