MySQL Enterprise Backup Incremental Backup with --incremental-with-redo-log-only Fails: "Cannot do incremental redo-only backup of InnoDB tables: InnoDB log at LSN ... is already overwritten. ..."
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
Applies to:MySQL Enterprise Backup - Version 3.11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
When trying to perform an incremental backup using the --incremental-with-redo-log-only option, it fails almost immediately with the following error:
The issue is most likely to occur after one of the following changes:
- Increased workload
- Some bulk data load or change has been executed
- Longer time between incremental backups
- The InnoDB redo log files have been decreased in size
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