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How to import and export MySQL databases in Nexcess Cloud

September 11, 2019

How Nexcess Cloud clients can use their Client Portal to import or export MySQL databases.

What you need

Step 1: Access phpMyAdmin

  1. Log in to the Client Portal. From the home page, click Services > Plans.

  2. Either click its name, or select Account Dashboard from the menu toggle.

  3. Click Menu > MYSQL.

  4. Click Launch PhpMyAdmin.

Step 2a: Export the database

To learn about importing databases, go to Step 2b.

  1. Select the correct database from the list on the left.
  2. Select the check box corresponding to the desired table from the Table List, or click Check All.
  3. From the With selected list, click Export.
  4. Under Export Method, leave the Quick radio button selected.

  5. Under the Format list, select your desired format.

  6. Click Go, choose a location, and click Save.

Step 2b: Import the database

  1. Select the correct database from the list on the left.
  2. Click Import.
  3. Under File to Import, click Choose File and select the file to be imported.

  4. Click Go.


For 24-hour assistance any day of the year, contact our support team by email or through your Client Portal.

Jason Dobry