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By IT Dan, 06/19/2018 - 19:49
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I wanted a script to automate the copying of a live WordPress website to a "staging" site on the same machine. This was tested on Debian Jessie.

Before you begin:
In this case make sure the same database user has the appropriate permissions on both databases. And also note that the RELOAD privilege is needed to use the `mysqldump --lock-all-tables` option on the existing live database.

Script below:

By IT Dan, 06/13/2018 - 17:08
Linux Tux and vsftpd

Below is a script that checks the current external IP address, and if it has changed since last check, updates the pasv_address line in the vsftpd.conf file.

I'm using Debian Stretch. For dig you may need to install dnsutils like so:

apt-get install dnsutils

Create the shell script file:

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