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MySQL Enterprise Backup (MEB) 4.0.2 And Later Backing Up MySQL Server 5.7.11 Without Using Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) Fails: "mysqlbackup: ERROR: Invalid options, MEB would not be able backup encrypted tables." (Doc ID 2168248.1)

Last updated on MAY 02, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Enterprise Backup - Version 4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When trying to backup a MySQL Server instance version 5.7.11 that does not have Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) explicitly enabled (early-plugin-load = or early-plugin-load = keyring_file.dll is not set in the MySQL configuration file), the backup fails with the error:



This can start to occur after one or more of the following changes:


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