# run this crontab -e # run backups at 2:00 0 2 * * * /root/scripts/backup.sh # daily updates at 3:00 0 3 * * * /scripts/update.sh mkdir /root/backups vim /root/scripts/backup.sh #!/bin/bash # what to backup WEBROOT=/var/www/html # where to backup to BACKUPTO=/root/backups # delete old backups? DAYS2KEEP=30 echo "=== backup database ===" for db in $(mysql -u root -e 'show databases' -s --skip-column-names); do echo "... backup $db" mysqldump $db | gzip > "$BACKUPTO/$(date +%Y-%m-%d)-$db.sql.gz"; done echo "=== backup web root ===" for FULLPATH in $WEBROOT/*; do if [ -d "$FULLPATH" ]; then BASENAME=$(basename $FULLPATH); BACKUPTO_FILE="$BACKUPTO/$(date '+%Y-%m-%d')_$BASENAME.tar.gz" echo "... backup $FULLPATH to $BACKUPTO_FILE" tar fcz $BACKUPTO_FILE $FULLPATH fi done # uncomment, if the user want's backups older than 30 days to be deleted automatically # echo "=== tidy up? (delete backups older than $DAYS2KEEP days===" # output found filed # find $BACKUPTO/*.tar.gz -mtime +$DAYS2KEEP -type f; # delete found files # find $BACKUPTO/*.gz -mtime +$DAYS2KEEP -type f -delete;
this will place database backups & files.tar.gz next to each other in the format:
ls -l /root/backups 2022-07-25-information_schema.sql.gz 2022-07-25-mysql.sql.gz 2022-07-25-performance_schema.sql.gz 2022-07-25-wordpress.sql.gz 2022-07-25_web_root.tar.gz
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