Back Up Liferay
This article outlines how to backup your Liferay installation
1. Take 'liferay portal' database dump using following command from command prompt ( Make sure you are in bin directory of MySQL installation) - <Prompt>mysqldump -u <username> -p<password> db_name (make sure there is no space between -p and your DB password) 2. Zip your lucene and jackrabit directories, (check their location in your portal.properties or portal-ext-properties file) - by default you will find it on C:/Document and setting/<User>/liferay (On Windows) 3. Move database dump and lucene/jackrabit zips to backup server 4. Shutdown backup server 5. Restore database, override lucene/jackrabbit directories 6. Start backup server.