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Mysqlbinlog --read-from-remote-server : Got Error Reading Packet From Server: Lost Connection (Doc ID 2298022.1)

Last updated on APRIL 12, 2021

Applies to:

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


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In the case of saving or post-processing the binary logs from a live mysqld instance,   mysqlbinlog might intermittently fail with error:


No specific changes to the environment are to blame.  Problem might occur on slow client machine, slow network connection,  or on a huge binary log that just takes longer.


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