A command to copy mysql tables from a remote host to current host via ssh.

ssh username@remotehost 'mysqldump -u <dbusername> -p<dbpassword> <dbname> tbl_name_1 tbl_name_2 tbl_name_3' | mysql -u <localusername> -p<localdbpassword> <localdbname> < /dev/stdin
In the example above 3 tables are copied. You can change the number of tables. You should be able to come up with variants of the command by modifying the mysqldump part easily, to copy some part of remote mysql DB.

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By: tur_ki_sh
2011-03-09 18:35:07

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Nice, but do you need the '< /dev/stdin' on the end? It seems to work fine without it.
flatcap · 527 weeks and 1 day ago

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