> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nicholas Stuart [mailto:nick@stripped]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 31, 2002 8:38 AM
> To: marsm@stripped; mysql@stripped
> Subject: Re: Backup automation..
> On windows you could simply copy the entire data directory with a
> Scheduled job. Copying the files should be all you need to do for windows.
> For a cleaner, and what most people would say is a better way you could
> schedule a batch file to run mysqldump that would dump the data and
> structure to a file.
> mysqldump info can be found at:
I hope you're shutting down MySQL before you do this. If yuo're not, your "backups" are
Ed Carp, N7EKG http://www.pobox.com/~erc 214/986-5870
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Escapade Server-Side Scripting Engine Development Team
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