I am trying backup my mysql database of linux hosted website(remote server-cpanel account) using mysqldump and executing this code through php file(db_backup.php).

db_backup.php {

exec('mysqldump --user=MYUSERNAME --password=MYPASSWORD --host=localhost MYDBNAME> \home\kmnazar\public_htm\db\file.sql')

?> }

Unfortunately unable to produce any backup file.Please guide me to resolve the issue. Thanks in advance

1 Answer 1


try to use mysql -p -u username dbname < erecycler.net.sql this command

for export mysqldump -u [database_user] -p [database_name] > backup_livestore.sql

use this command

  • I need to backup my db not to restore
    – Abdul Aziz
    May 1, 2017 at 7:26
  • check i update my answer. May 1, 2017 at 7:37

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