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MySQL Enterprise Backup Fails With: Warning: World-Writable Config File my.cnf is Ignored (Doc ID 1605581.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Enterprise Backup - Version 3.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to use a configuration file with MySQL Enterprise Backup (MEB), the following error occurs:

Warning: World-writable config file 'my.cnf' is ignored

This may happen when using a configuration file created by a previous backup for example to do an incremental backup.


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