Category: General

Backup All MySQL Databases and Output To Separate Files

Run this script from a bat file, update the paths as required.

//--- Begin Batch File ---//
:: Creates a backup of all databases in MySQL and puts them in separate .sql files.
:: By Jon Lucas.

:: Name of the database user
set dbuser=root

:: Password for the database user
set dbpass=xxxxx

:: Switch to the data directory to enumerate the folders
pushd "C:Program FilesMySQLMySQL Server 5.0data"

echo "hello"
:: Loop through the data structure in the data dir to get the database names

FOR /D %%F IN (*) DO (

"C:Program FilesMySQLMySQL Server 5.0binmysqldump.exe" --user=%dbuser% --password=%dbpass% --databases %%F > "C:Program FilesMySQLMySQL Server 5.0backup%%F.sql"



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