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Backup And Restore MySql Database Using MySql Administrator

Here in this article we will learn how to take backup and restore database in mysql using MySql Administrator Utility.


1) Open  MySql Administrator

2) Select Backup in the Left hand side menu

3) Click on “New Project” Button shown at the bottom in the right hand side

4) select your database from the list shown and click “>” arrow button

5) Click on “Execute Backup Now

and save as file dialog will open and save the file accordingly.

To Restore the database, follow the following steps

1) Open MySql Administrator

2) Click on “Restore

3) Click on “Open Backup File

4) Browse file and specify Target Schema click on new schema or specify existing database

5) Click on “Start Restore

Another way of Restoring Db is, follow the below steps:

1) Open MySql Query Browser

2) Click on File menu -> open script – > browse to the backup file

3) Click on Execute

  1. hiteshagja
    May 11, 2010 at 1:03 pm

    Dear Sir,

    Sometimes I have seen that backup script includes lots of blank lines. And script will become big in size and sometimes fail to restore. Do you have any solution for that ?

  2. pankajlalwani
    May 12, 2010 at 5:50 am

    Yes sir,

    i encountered the similar problem of blank lines, which can be eliminated by blank line s/w..i dont remember the name exactly will let u know.. till then u can try this alternative : http://bit.ly/5RCcre

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