If Schema/Database Is Dropped During Backup, It Still Exists After the Restore

(Doc ID 2149415.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Enterprise Backup - Version 3.12 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


If a database is dropped while creating a backup, then it still exists after restoring the backup. It is expected that the restored instance will not include the database dropped during the backup.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Prepare a schema to be dropped:



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