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I have a new database with schema and primary key, FK, index constraints created for all tables. How do I dump only the data from an existing database using mysqldump, so that I can import only the values alone and exclude everything else.

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Off-topic, belongs on Database Administrators –  Jim Garrison Feb 5 '13 at 6:50

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mysqldump --no-create-db --no-create-info  ...options...

See http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/mysqldump.html

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Use this in putty.........

mysqldump -u username -p'password' $db_name > $db_backup.sql
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