MySQL Enterprise Backup Process Hangs When the Backup Destination (--backup-dir) is Out of Disk (Doc ID 1619866.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Enterprise Backup - Version 3.6 to 3.8 [Release 3.6 to 3.8]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

MySQL Enterprise Backup (mysqlbackup) hangs and it is necessary to kill it. Inspecting the backup destination (specified with the option --backup-dir) show the disk is full.

Cause

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