How to Backup MySQL to Box

How to Backup MySQL to BoxIt is very convenient to make MySQL database backups and then send them to Box for storing on a regular basis. But how much time will it take you every day to do it? With the help of MySQLBackupFTP, you can create a backup job in a few minutes. MySQLBackup backup job will make backups and send them to Box for storing according to your schedule.

How to Backup MySQL to Box

Follow these simple steps and create database backup job which will make scheduled backups and send them to Box.

  1. Download and install MySQLBackupFTP and launch it. Choose all databases  which you are going to backup from the list on the left side. How to Backup MySQL to Box (databases)
  2. Choose a destination where your backups will be stored by clicking “Add backup destination” and select Box from the list. How to Backup MySQL to Box (destination)Click “Authorize” to open the browser and allow MySqlBF to access Box. How to Backup MySQL to Box (authorization)Specify the authorization code and click “OK”. How to Backup MySQL to Box (code)Select a folder on your Box where all backups will be stored and click “Test” to check all settings, press “Save & Close” to apply new settings. How to Backup MySQL to Box (test)
  3. Check off “Schedule this job” and press “Advanced backup schedule”  to set up a schedule for backups. How to Backup MySQL to Box (schedule) Set up the schedule as you need and click “Save & Close”. How to Backup MySQL to Box (set schedule)
  4. Now your MySQL database backup job is ready. You can run the backup process immediately, to do it click “Run now”. To start the backup job which will make backups according to your schedule press “Save”.How to Backup MySQL to Box (Run Now)

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