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WP-DBManager alternative? (3 posts)

  1. fjrichman
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I recently had an issue with my Database and i had been using this plugin assuming that it had been creating proper database backups for my website. When I went to go restore from the file I got errors, so upon checking the SQL file I found that it's not saving the database at all but instead:

    /usr/bin/mysqldump  Ver 8.23 Distrib 3.23.58, for redhat-linux-gnu (i386)
    By Igor Romanenko, Monty, Jani & Sinisa
    This software comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. This is free software,
    and you are welcome to modify and redistribute it under the GPL license
    
    Dumping definition and data mysql database or table
    Usage: /usr/bin/mysqldump [OPTIONS] database [tables]
    OR     /usr/bin/mysqldump [OPTIONS] --databases [OPTIONS] DB1 [DB2 DB3...]
    OR     /usr/bin/mysqldump [OPTIONS] --all-databases [OPTIONS]

    There's more, but you get the idea.

    Is there an alternative to WP-DBManager or can someone help me figure out why this is being output instead of my DB, I've already lost 2 months worth of Data, would prefer not to have to lose any more.

    Database Type MYSQL
    Database Version v5.0.91-log

  2. Have you considered http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-db-backup/

    Or even just a SQL backup via cPanel or something else your host provides?

  3. Or backup buddy or vaultpress....

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