How to Export your MySQL database schema to a file using the Command Line

Written by Ian Carnaghan · 12 sec read >

Use the following command in the Command Line Interface

mysqldump --no-data --tables -uMYSQL_USER_NAME -pMYSQL_PASSWORD MYSQLDATABASE >> FILE_NAME.sql

Replace MYSQL_USER_NAME with your username,  MYSQL_PASSWORD with your password, MYSQLDATABASE with the database name you want to export andFILE_NAME.sql with the file that you wish to export the schema to.

Last Updated On March 23, 2018
Written by Ian Carnaghan
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