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Website / database backup utility


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I run many, many sites and need to remotely back them up, to my computer that runs windows / linux. I have been searching almost all day because I'm in the process of upgrading a few of the sites and need to back them up.

If there is anything out there like that, the features that are a need are:

Multiple site support
MySQL database backup
Automation
Be able to set times
Ability to burn to cd by itself

I know this is a long shot for the price but hey you never know.
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I'm watching this thread hoping you find something like this. I do most of these jobs manually, except I back up the databases online, to folders outside the root, not a local computer or cd.

Does your current webhosting include cPanel?
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Npo cPanel, we use direct admin but i would rather back up off site just incase the unthinkable happens. I know the owner of the servers personally and even help staff his services so i know he backs up daily. but see i feel more comfortable if i have a backup as well haha.

The other sites I maintain do have cPanel though.
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The reason I asked about cPanel is that there is a utility for database back ups included in it that I have found unreliable. If your cPanel allows you to use phpmyadmin, do your database backups from there. You can, of course, save them wherever you want, and there are other options (compression selective tables etc) not available in the simplified cPanel utility.
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Oh yeah I knew about that, and do it when I can. But see I want to automate the backups so really I don't have to do anything haha.
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