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Use the RDSBackup tool to decompress a MySQL backup file in Windows

Last Updated: Jul 22, 2020


This article describes how to use RDSBackup to decompress a MySQL backup file in Windows.


Background information

Alibaba Cloud reminds you that:

  • When you perform operations that have risks, such as modifying instance configurations or data, check the disaster recovery and fault tolerance capabilities of the instances to ensure data security.
  • Before you modify the configurations and data of instances including but not limited to ECS and RDS instances, we recommend that you create snapshots or enable RDS log backup.
  • If you have authorized or submitted security information such as the logon account and password in the Alibaba Cloud Management console, we recommend that you modify such information in a timely manner.
  1. Download and decompress the following package to a local directory.
  2. Place the downloaded MySQL backup file in the decompressed RDSBackup folder.
  3. Double-click RDS.bat in the dialog box that appears, press Enter key.
  4. To upload a file to Linux and restore it, see use RDS for MySQL physical backup file to restore data to a user-created MongoDB instance or restore data RDS for MySQL logical backup files to a user-created MongoDB instance.


Application scope

  • ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL