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From:Mogens Melander Date:May 14 2007 4:18pm
Subject:Re: Scheduled backups
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On Mon, May 14, 2007 17:56, John Meyer wrote:
> Mike Blezien wrote:
>> Hello,
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "John Meyer" <john.l.meyer@stripped>
>> To: "MySQL General" <mysql@stripped>
>> Sent: Monday, May 14, 2007 10:26 AM
>> Subject: Re: Scheduled backups
>>> J Trahair wrote:
>>>> Hi Everyone
>>>> I have set up a scheduled backup using MySQL Administrator. Stored
>>>> connection, database, dates and time, even the Windows user password
>>>> (in fact, blank). It doesn't start at the correct time, or indeed
>>>> any time.
>>>> Have I missed something?
>> this is a nice MySQL B/U bash script we've been using for sometime and
>> works quite nicely, on a LINUX  system.
>> MySQL Backup Script VER. 2.5 -
> Actually, he told me he was on Windows XP.
> One thing I have to wonder about, though; in terms of security, okay,
> maybe you don't want your password stored in a plain text file, but is
> there anyway around that other than setting the password as blank?

How about creating a mysql account with only read / connect from
localhost permissions on?

Making a no-password account, or storing password in file, can't
be that far apart, security wise :)


Mogens Melander
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Scheduled backupsJ Trahair14 May
  • RE: Scheduled backupsLiao Xuefeng14 May
  • Re: Scheduled backupsJohn Meyer14 May
  • Re: Scheduled backupsMike Blezien14 May
    • Re: Scheduled backupsJohn Meyer14 May
      • Re: Scheduled backupsMogens Melander14 May
    • RE: Scheduled backupsJerry Schwartz14 May