[Mediawiki-l] mysqldump

Rob Church robchur at gmail.com
Sun May 13 18:30:25 UTC 2007

On 13/05/07, Klaus Becker <colonius at free.fr> wrote:
> ">mysqldump wikidb > /home/klaus/backup.sql"   or
> ">mysqldump wikidb > backup.sql"

You might need to pass authentication information, e.g.

%mysqldump -u wikiuser -p wikidb >wikidb.sql

Also check the database name and server state, etc.

> If I try the same command in phpmyadmin, I get:

mysqldump is an application, not an SQL statement; it won't work in phpMyAdmin.

Rob Church

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