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  1. #1
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    How to take full backup of server from command prompt!!

    hello Friend,
    I need to take full backup of /home directory as well as full database backup of the server..
    I know only one optins,
    1)take /home backup and use mysqldump to take database backup..
    is it possible to take thses two in one...
    I have Linux server ,I use WHM 9.1 ,I have access to shell from ssh ..
    Please make a urgent solution...
    Thank you..

  2. #2
    do you have cpanel working?

  3. #3
    Yes you can. Go into WHM look under the backup section.
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    You can also do tar -zcvf home.tar.gz /home

    For database backups use can see the man page of mysqldump

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    Why do they call them fingers? I never seen them fing. Oh, there they go.

  6. #6
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    Hi,

    You can take /home as well as mysql database backup .

    See the following site it explains exactly what you need, they are using crontab to accomplished this.

    http://cosi.clarkson.edu/knowledge/faq/backup.html

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