mysqldump: Unknown Variable login-path (Doc ID 1620125.1)

Last updated on MARCH 22, 2016

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The mysqldump client returns this error while --login-path is a valid option.

 shell> mysqldump -uroot -p --login-path=test --socket=/tmp/mysql.sock --all-databases
 mysqldump: unknown variable 'login-path=test'

Cause

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