[thelist] automatic mysql dumps from windows

Sarah Sweeney mr.sanders at designshift.com
Mon Feb 21 12:01:09 CST 2005

> A prefab solution I've used for a few clients is phpMySQLBackupPro[0] 
> (gotta love those creative names).  It has a web-based front end if you 
> like, but can be used more usefully via cron as well (instructions for 
> doing so are included).  It makes a backup, keeps X days' worth of 
> backups on file, and optionally can email the dump file.  For my clients 
> I have the dump run nightly, and the dump file goes to their email.  If 
> the server is Windows, you can do a "pseudocron" by making the backup 
> get triggered by page requests.
> [0] http://sourceforge.net/projects/phpmybackup/

BTW, this solutions works perfectly - easy for me to set up, easy for 
the client to use... Thanks!

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