Download a MySQL Database Backup

  • July 12, 2009
Download a MySQL Database Backup

This function will allow you to download all MySQL databases that are a part of your account. As these databases change frequently, you may require to download them more often than the files in your /home directory.

1 To access the Backup Menu, click on the icon above the words Backup on the main screen of your cPanel interface.

2 Click on the name of the database you wish to download below the words Download a MySQL Database Backup

3 Save the file to your computer.

Make sure to use a zip program that is compatible with .gz files when unzipping, and zipping the archive or the archive may not work properly.

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