Download a MySQL backup
Posted by David, Last modified by Ashley L on 19 November 2019 05:03 PM

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.

 Here are the following steps:

  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

Troubleshooting: 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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