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Need suggestions for automated file and MySQL database backup on shared web host

We have several websites at multiple hosting companies (all shared hosts - some using cPanel, others using Plesk) and we're looking for a way to backup all files and MySQL databases for each site. ...
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How can I automate retrieval of MySQL databases from shared hosting which disallows remote MySQL connections?

my situation is the following: I need to do an automated backup of a database I have only FTP access, PhpMyAdmin, and PHP So: No SSH means I can't use mysqldump No Perl (and no cron) means I ...
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Open Source website backup tool suggestions

I'm looking for an Open Source website backup tool. I'm more interested in Open Source so I can make changes if need be and possibly contribute to the software. Automatic scheduled FTP backups ...
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Should I use mysqldump or mysqlhotcopy for MySQL database backups?

I have a WordPress blog running on a MySQL database that I want to back up regularly. Would it be better to use the mysqldump program or the mysqlhotcopy script to make backups? What are the pros and ...