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MySQL Database Backup Module for CloudBacko Pro


Create MySQL Backup Set

Follow the steps below to create your MySQL backup set in CloudBacko Pro backup software.

1. Click the Backup Sets icon on the main interface of CloudBacko Pro.

2. Create a new backup set by clicking the “+” icon or Add button to created new backup set.

3. Select the Backup set type and name your new backup set and enter the login information for the MySQL server then click Next to proceed.

4. In the Backup Source menu, select the MySQL databases you would like to backup. Click Next to proceed.

5. In the Schedule menu, you can configure a backup schedule for backup job to run automatically at your specified time interval.

Click Add to add a new schedule or double click on the existing schedule to change the values. Click Next to proceed when you are done setting.

The default backup schedule is daily backup at 03:00 with the backup job will run until completion and the retention policy job will be run immediately after the backup job.

6. Select the backup storage destination. Click on OK to proceed.

Example: Local storage

7. To add extra storage destination click Add, otherwise Click Next to proceed.

8. In the Encryption window, the default Encrypt Backup Data option is enabled with an encryption key preset by the system which provides the most secure protection.

You can choose from one of the following 2 Encryption Type options:

  • Default – an encryption key with 44 alpha numeric characters will be randomly generated by the system
  • Custom – you can customize your encryption key, where you can set your own algorithm, encryption key, method and key length.

Click Next when you are done setting.

9. If you have enabled the Encryption Key feature in the previous step, the following pop-up window shows, no matter which encryption type you have selected.

The pop-up window has the following three options to choose from:

  • Unmask encryption key – The encryption key is masked by default. Click this option to show the encryption key.
  • Copy to clipboard – Click to copy the encryption key, then you can paste it in another location of your choice.
  • Confirm – Click to exit this pop-up window and proceed to the next step.

10. Windows User Authentication - Enter the Windows login credentials used by CloudBacko Pro to authenticate the scheduled or continuous backup job and click on Next to proceed.

If the backup schedule is turned off for the backup set the Windows User Authentication screen will be automatically skipped. The Windows User Authentication login credentials can be added or updated post backup set creation.

11. Backup set created. You can start a manual backup job click on Backup now.

12. To verify the backup set settings click on Close. And then in CloudBacko > Backup Sets, select your newly created MySQL backup set to configure other settings that haven't been gone through during the backup set creation process.

public/module/mysql_database/create_backup_set.txt · Last modified: 2019/09/19 18:13 by ronnie.chan