Create A Backup On Windows Shared Folder On A Remote Host. (Doc ID 1468614.1)

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Enterprise Backup - Version 3.5 to 3.7 [Release 3.5 to 3.7]
Generic Windows

Goal

On Windows operating system, a shared folder is identified using UNC (Universal Naming Convention), which is a combination of remote host name and and folder name like below:

 UNC looks like a path name, but it isn't. Some multi platform programs like MySQL Enterprise Backup cannot handle. A backup operation will fail with an error like below:

Solution

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