MySQL Enterprise Backup (MEB) 4.0.2 and Later Backing Up MySQL Server 5.7.12 and Later Without Using Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) Fails: "mysqlbackup: ERROR: Invalid options, MEB would not be able backup encrypted tables."

(Doc ID 2261611.1)

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 backing up MySQL 5.7.12 or later with the keyring_file or the keyring_okv plugin enabled using MySQL Enterprise Backup (MEB) 4.0.2, 4.0.3, 4.1, or later, the backup fails with the following error:



The issue may start after upgrading MySQL Enterprise Backup to version 4.0.2 or later or after enabling the keyring_file or the keyring_okv plugin.


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