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How to: Use PHP script to generate MySQL Dump

Submitted by Vidhu on Jun 06 2015 Views: 2304 | Subscribe

Here "mysqldump" is an external command so you need to use the "exec()" function to execute this external command .

Please find this example.

echo "Starting MySQL dump";

exec('mysqldump --user='.$user.' --password='.$pw.' --host='.$host.' '.$db.' > db.sql');
echo "Dump Completed";


Tags: PHP,MySQL, mysqldump, php-script

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