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mysqldump

Backups MySQL databases. See also mysql for restoring databases. More information: https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/en/mysqldump.html.

  • Create a backup (user will be prompted for a password):

mysqldump --user {{user}} --password {{database_name}} --result-file={{path/to/file.sql}}

  • Backup a specific table redirecting the output to a file (user will be prompted for a password):

mysqldump --user {{user}} --password {{database_name}} {{table_name}} > {{path/to/file.sql}}

  • Backup all databases redirecting the output to a file (user will be prompted for a password):

mysqldump --user {{user}} --password --all-databases > {{path/to/file.sql}}

  • Backup all databases from a remote host, redirecting the output to a file (user will be prompted for a password):

mysqldump --host={(ip_or_hostname)} --user {{user}} --password --all-databases > ({path/to/file.sql}}