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Development Tools Database Foundations Securing and Maintaining a MySQL Database Backing up and Restoring Databases

Restore of backup doesn't work

I'm following this video to create backup.sql, and it works. Here is how the commend line looks:

18:28:40 Dumping treehouse_movie_db (all tables)


mysqldump.exe --defaults-extra-file="c:\users\arsena~1\appdata\local\temp\tmp1idbib.cnf"  --user=root --max_allowed_packet=1G --host=localhost --port=3306 --default-character-set=utf8 "treehouse_movie_db"

18:28:41 Export of C:\Users\arsenalchem\Desktop\backup.sql has finished

I then tried to restore it following the instructions in the video. Although the commend line says import has finished, nothing (i.e. treehouse_movie_db_clone) has shown up (even after I clicked refresh button in the schema navigation bar).

Here is how command line looks: 18:31:00 Restoring C:\Users\arsenalchem\Desktop\backup.sql


mysql.exe --defaults-extra-file="c:\users\arsena~1\appdata\local\temp\tmpp5zufp.cnf"  --host=localhost --user=root --port=3306 --default-character-set=utf8 --comments --database=treehouse_movie_db < "C:\\Users\\arsenalchem\\Desktop\\backup.sql"

18:31:01 Import of C:\Users\arsenalchem\Desktop\backup.sql has finished

Anyone could give me a hint why this happens? Thank you very much in advance.

For some reason, it works now. I think probably because I did not save the backup sql file after I changed database name to sth_clone.