Backing Up MySQL Server 5.7 with MySQL Enterprise Backup (MEB) 3.12 or Earlier Fails: "Mysqlbackup: ERROR: Could Not Find A Valid Checkpoint From Log File .../ib_logfile0."

(Doc ID 2093300.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Enterprise Backup - Version 3.5 to 3.12 [Release 3.5 to 3.12]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to backup MySQL Server 5.7 using MySQL Enterprise Backup 3.12 or earlier, the backup fails with the following error:



This issue will start after installing or upgrading to MySQL Server 5.7.


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