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How to Use MySQL Enterprise Backup (MEB) to Backup from Replica And Restore to Source (Doc ID 2042092.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 09, 2021

Applies to:

MySQL Enterprise Backup - Version 3.10 and later
MySQL Server - Version 5.6 and later
Generic Linux

Goal

How to use MySQL Enterprise Backup (MEB) to backup from Replica and restore to Source.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 1- Create backup from replica
 2- Copy backup to source
 On the Source:
 3- Shut down MySQL on source
 4- Remove the old data
 5- Restore the data
 6- Change mysql directory ownership to mysql user
 7- If you're using SELinux
 8- Prevent writes
 9- Start mysql service
 10- Then you need to change source on the replica based on the source's new coordinates:
 11- Re-enable writing on the source then restart MySQL
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