MySQL Enterprise Backup ERROR: Failed to convert "filename" characters to "utf8" characters in string "my-file" (Doc ID 2198574.1)

Last updated on MARCH 26, 2017

Applies to:

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

Goal

How do I resolve this error:

mysqlbackup: ERROR: Failed to convert "filename" characters to "utf8" characters in string "my-file". mysqlbackup: ERROR: Unicode character conversion failed.
 

Solution

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