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#1 forrestmage


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Posted 25 April 2008 - 04:22 PM

I don't know shell scripting but I would like to script the backup so that my sql database password is not in the crontab file. This is what I'm running in crontab
mkdir /backups/daily_`date --iso-8601` && mysqldump --tab=/backups/daily_`date --iso-8601` database -u **** -p******

fyi, I have Gutsy Gibbon server

thanks, aaron

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Posted 26 April 2008 - 02:20 PM

Here's a good thread about that:


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Posted 05 May 2008 - 05:12 PM

Thanks for the link, I was able to figure it out! :thumbsup: Nothing fancy, but it works :flowers:

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