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Copying a MySQL database from a different server running cpanel?

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by Dragons Master, Aug 17, 2005.

  1. Dragons Master

    Dragons Master Guest

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    Heya Folks,

    I'm migrating into a new server running plesk and I've got HUGE forums I mean the database size is over 200mb gzipped! so question is basically if I can use the migration manager or if there's anyway to copy a certain mysql database from the old server who ran cPanel to the new one?

    If so, please let me know how to do it.

    Thanks a bunch,
    - Ben
     
  2. hardweb

    hardweb Guest

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    Dump the database in SQL format in command line on the old server and restore in on the new server in shell. The database size does not matter.
     
  3. Dragons Master

    Dragons Master Guest

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    What are the commands?

    Sorry but I never done such a thing? I know how to work with shell but I don't know the commands..

    Can you please let me know the command to dumping the database into a file and the command to restoring a database from a file.. I guess all I need is these 2 commands and of course the wget command to transfer the file =)

    Thank you!
     
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