Updating

How to keep things up to date in Our Living Sites?! Before updating! BACKUP!


-BACKUP

Backup mysql databases

sudo mysql -u root

mysql> show databases;

sudo mysqldump (name-database) -u root -p (password) > database.sql


Copy databases locally

rsync -ah --progress -R (url):/home/(folder)


Copy web folder /var/www

rsync -ah --progress -R (url):/var/www


Export Wordpress by the webinterface


-UPDATE

Updating the networked sites of Wordpress could be done by the graphical user interface (sftp) or via the commandline. (the virtual machine) access? Activating ssh by sftp (ssl) means granting 'user' access to root folder to change directories.

Sftp: https://devtidbits.com/2011/06/29/implement-a-sftp-service-for-ubuntudebian-with-a-chrooted-isolated-file-directory/