backup local MySQL database into a folder and removes older then 5 days backups

mysqldump -uUSERNAME -pPASSWORD database | gzip > /path/to/db/files/db-backup-`date +%Y-%m-%d`.sql.gz ;find /path/to/db/files/* -mtime +5 -exec rm {} \;

By: nadavkav
2009-10-28 19:49:39

What Others Think

Nice job. However it's best not to put your database credentials on the command line otherwise anyone with ps can access your database. The MySQL manual has a safer way:
flatcap · 660 weeks and 4 days ago
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leonamargret · 22 weeks and 3 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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