How to Backup MySQL to FTP Server

ftp iconThe best way to protect your MySQL databases is to make scheduled backups. But is your method convenient and reliable? Assume you need to perform MySQL databases backups every 6 hours and then send them to the FTP Server? How much time will you spend every day in such a case? With the help of SQLBackupAndFTP, you can make MySQL backup in less than two minutes.

Backup MySQL to FTP Server

Follow these simple steps and create your MySQL backup job which will make backups according to your schedule and send them to FTP Server.

  1. Download, install and launch SQLBackupAndFTP. Connect to your MySQL Server and choose all databases which you are going to backup.
  2. To select a place where your backups will be stored press on the “plus” at the “Store backups in selected destinations” section and choose FTP Server from the list.

    Enter your FTP Server “Host Address”, “User Name” and “Password”. Press “Test” to check the connection then click “Save & Close” to apply all new settings.
  3. Turn on schedule option at “Schedule Backups” section and click on the “Gear” button to find the advanced backup schedule.
  4. That is all, all necessary settings are done. You can make MySQL database backup immediately by pressing “Run Now”.