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MySQLDumper (recommended for creating backups of MySQL databases)

MySQLDumper is a PHP and Perl based tool for backing up MySQL databases. You can easily dump your data into a backup file and - if needed - restore it. It is especially suited for shared hosting webspaces, where you don't have shell access. MySQLDumper is an open source project and released under the GNU-license



To view installation illustrations, go to How To Regularly Back Up Your Large MySQL Database with MySQLDumper


Once the backup is finished you can find the zipped files stored in the /work/backup/ folder inside the folder where you installed MySQLDumper.

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I use htedit (german) to produce an .htaccess file that protects the MySQLDumper directory

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