[kwlug-disc] secure remote backup of mysql?

Cory Oldford cory at peaceworks.ca
Fri Feb 12 12:42:01 EST 2010


If you setup public key authentication and a .my.cnf with the mysql credentials the following is more than sufficient: 

ssh user at hostname -C "/usr/bin/mysqldump database" > /tmp/dump 


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----- Original Message ----- 
From: john at netdirect.ca 
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What's wrong with an ssh tunnel? 

John Van Ostrand , CTO, co-CEO 
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert P. J. Day" [rpjday at crashcourse.ca] 
Sent: 02/12/2010 12:15 PM EST 
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Subject: [kwlug-disc] secure remote backup of mysql? 




what's the strategy of choice for backing up an active mysql 
database across the intertoobz securely? i just recently ran across 
this: 

http://www.zmanda.com/backup-mysql.html 

worth it? overkill? thanks. 

rday 
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