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User Is Not Allowed To Execute mysqlbackup (Doc ID 2268879.1)

Last updated on MAY 22, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Workbench - Version 6.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Workbench cannot set up Online Backup. The error on Workbench may be:

The specified command does not appear to be a supported version of mysql backup

Enabling the debug log level reveals a different error:

Sorry, user <user name> is not allowed to execute '/bin/bash -c "mysqlbackup" --version' as mysql on <host name>.



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