RD1000 Backup

Tom Brown tom at ng23.net
Mon Oct 22 05:16:53 CDT 2007

> 1) What is the best software to enable me to backup a few folders - probably
> about 4, including an export of the MYSQL database on the server {see below}
> - the drive came with Yosemite backup, but I find it difficult to use (as
> the server does not have Xwindows on it, only a terminal).
> I cant figure out on the webmin module, how to get it to wipe the drive
> before use, which I would need it to do.


> 2) how can I get mysql to do a dump of a database every night, automatically
> without putting in username and password, so that I have an export of the
> database to be backed up.

script something to use mysqldump and pipe the output to a file - You 
will need the username and pwd in your script though unless you dont 
have a pwd on your root mysql user, which would be very bad.

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