How to restore a database backup using phpMyAdmin?

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by dedrick , in category: Third Party Scripts , 2 months ago

How to restore a database backup using phpMyAdmin?

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by lizzie , 2 months ago

@dedrick 

To restore a database backup using phpMyAdmin, you can follow these steps:

  1. Open phpMyAdmin on your web server. You may need to log in using the appropriate credentials.
  2. In the left-hand panel of phpMyAdmin, select the database where you want to restore the backup. If the database doesn't exist, you can create a new one by clicking on the "New" button and providing a name for the database.
  3. Once you have selected the correct database, click on the "Import" tab at the top of the phpMyAdmin interface.
  4. On the "Import" page, click on the "Browse" button or drag and drop the backup file (in .sql format) into the designated area.
  5. After selecting the backup file, click on the "Go" or "Import" button to initiate the restore process. Depending on the size of the backup file, it may take a while to complete.
  6. phpMyAdmin will start executing the SQL queries in the backup file. Once the restore process is finished, you should see a success message indicating that the import was completed.
  7. Finally, you can verify that the database has been restored by checking the tables, data, and other elements within phpMyAdmin.