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Backup and Restore

Backup MySql databases and encrypt them

Make a backup

mysqldump -u root -p databasename > /path/to/mysql/database.sql

Encrypt (This will ask for a password when invoked)

openssl enc -aes-256-cbc -in /path/to/mysql/database.sql -out /backups/enc-database.sql

Decrypt (Provide the password you used to encrypt

openssl enc -aes-256-cbc -d -in /backups/enc-database.sql > /path/to/mysql/database.sql

Restore the backup

mysql -u root -p databasename < /path/to/mysql/database.sql