Man page for apt-get automysqlbackup Command
This tutorial shows the man page for man automysqlbackup in linux.
Open terminal with 'su' access and type the command as shown below:
Result of the Command Execution shown below:
automysqlbackup(8) Automatically backup MySQL automysqlbackup(8)
automysqlbackup backup all of your database daily, weekly, and monthly
This manual page documents briefly the automysqlbackup command.
configuration is stored within the /etc/default/automysqlbackup file
Username to access the MySQL server e.g. dbuser
Username to access the MySQL server e.g. password
Host name (or IP address) of MySQL server e.g localhost
DBNAMES="DB1 DB2 DB3"
List of DBNAMES for Daily/Weekly Backup e.g. "DB1 DB2 DB3"
Backup directory location e.g /backups
Mail setup What would you like to be mailed to you?
log : send only log file
files : send log file and sql files as attachments (see docs)
stdout : will simply output the log to the screen if run manually.
quiet : Only send logs if an error occurs to the MAILADDR.
Set the maximum allowed email size in k. (4000 = approx 5MB email [see docs])
Email Address to send mail to? (firstname.lastname@example.org)
List of DBBNAMES for Monthly Backups.
List of DBNAMES to EXCLUDE if DBNAMES are set to all (must be in " quotes)
Include CREATE DATABASE in backup?
Separate backup directory and file for each DB? (yes or no)
Which day do you want weekly backups at? (1 to 7 where 1 is Monday)
Choose Compression type. (gzip or bzip2)
Compress communications between backup server and MySQL server?
Additionally keep a copy of the most recent backup in a seperate directory.
The maximum size of the buffer for client/server communication. e.g. 16MB (maximum i
For connections to localhost. Sometimes the Unix socket file must be specified.