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When copying Binlog files, MEB fails with error: mysqlbackup: ERROR: Creation of file failed. Error code: 17, File exists (Doc ID 2370960.1)

Last updated on MARCH 21, 2018

Applies to:

MySQL Enterprise Backup - Version 3.11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

MySQL Enterprise Backup (MEB) fails and shows it is copying a binary log file that it has already copied during a backup. For example:

 

Changes

The binary log index file may have been edited manually;

or:

Before MEB 3.12.2,a backup took a long time to perform and the binary logs were rotated in the middle of the process.

Cause

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