MySQL Backup and Restore Commands for Database Administration

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41 Responses

  1. Tad Osborn says:

    Your last item regarding mysqlimport is not accurate. Two problems:
    1) < character is not used
    2) mysqlimport is for importing text files (csv) and the file name needs to be the table name. The program will automatically use the string in front of the period as the table name…so it errors out because it can't find a table named rsyslog in the database rsyslog.

    • Ravi Saive says:


      Thanks for pointing out, yes it should be mysql or mysqladmin for restoring databases. I will make the changes as suggested..

  2. Cyrille Tarla says:

    Thanks this was really good and it did help me alot

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    How to repair single database and all databases

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