using 3rd party tools to download managed database backups

Understood in this post that it’s not possible to directly download managed database backups. But it mentions that it’s possible by using rsync/SFTP.

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April 30, 2024

Heya, @587e61006dd54edeacd45725d620d0

You can import/export your database using tools like mysqldump (for MySQL), pg_dump (for PostgreSQL)

You can use tools like rsync or sFTP to download the database backup if the backup itself it’s present on your droplet. You can first use mysqldump or pg_dump to backup the database on your droplet and then use rsync to download the backup on remote server.

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