[Phpmyadmin-devel] PhpMyAdmin - exporting SQL procedures

Marc Delisle Marc.Delisle at cegepsherbrooke.qc.ca
Wed Jul 16 21:55:11 CEST 2008

goldchop a écrit :
> Hi, I am hoping that someone may be able to help me out here...
> I recently created a database in phpMyAdmin 2.11.4.  As well as the database
> I have created a large number of SQL stored procedures.  When creating these
> stored procedures, I changed the delimeter to $$ as oposed to the standard
> ";", this is because I have created many PHP 5 scripts which interact with
> the database.  I have built an ecommerce site and the SQL procedures query
> my database (retrieve the products within the catalog of goods).  
> When I finished developing the site it all work well on my test server -
> XAMPP.  Recently I signed up with a host company where I have FTP'd all my
> coding onto the server.  All that is fine.  I then uploaded my database onto
> an SQL 5 server.  I did this by exporting the data in phpMyAdmin into an
> .sql file and then uploaded it onto the server by importing the .sql file. 
> It uploaded no problems but when I checked the server it only imported the
> database but not the stored procedures which are key to my site working
> properly.  
> If the hosting company supported the latest version of phpMyAdmin I would be
> able to create these SQL stored procedures again and there wouldn't be a
> problem, however they don't.  Their version of phpMyAdmin does not allow the
> user to change the delimeter.  

Did you try to install the latest version of phpMyAdmin in your web 
space? You should be able to do so and if you know your MySQL 
credentials, and this web server is authorized to connect to their MySQL 
server, you'll be able to access it.

In current phpMyAdmin version, when you export, you can choose "Add 

P.S. you should use the phpmyadmin-users mailing list, or the help forum.

> So, sorry for the long-winded story but my question is - is there a way of
> exporting the database and all the SQL procedures?  I have been over and
> over the process of exporting it into a .sql file and it still doesn't work. 
> There must be a way...or I guess if not I will need to find a hosting
> company that supports the latest version of phpMyAdmin.  
> I would be grateful for any help, I am at the end of my tether and I know
> the fault lies nowhere else as everything else works.l 

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