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    Does Shutdown Erase Data

    Hi, I have a wordpress site running on a server, and I unfortunately need to reset the root password because I forgot it. To do that I need to shutdown. Does a shutdown erase data, such as the files and database for m...
    Accepted Answer: If you're worried about possibly losing data, I'd shut down the MySQL service then shut down the entire server. Any data written to disk should be preserved so long as the server is shutdown gracefully through the com...
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