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I would like to use a script to copy a sql file to a nas drive location.

for example it would copy backup.sql to //

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First mount this shared directory to your system .

This would help you : Here

Then try :

cp -r /sql/filename /mountpoint

Change the options as your needs . Dont for get to make your script executable .

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Brilliant - thank you – Matt May 1 '14 at 16:32

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