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Online Backup Results In Unhandled Exception Error 'utf8' Codec Can't Decode Byte (Doc ID 2021152.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Workbench - Version 6.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Workbench fails to run an online backup, resulting in an error like "An unhandled exception occurred ('utf8' codec can't decode byte)

Cause

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