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Backup and Restore Of Group Replication Node ( MySQL 8.0+ ) (Doc ID 2449881.1)

Last updated on MARCH 13, 2024

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 8.0 and later
MySQL Enterprise Backup - Version 8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Disclaimer: Starting from v8.0, some terms have been deprecated. Older releases will only use the deprecated terminology, and new releases will only use new terminology. Please see for a complete list of those changes, and in which minor versions it happened.

How to take a backup and subsequently restore any GR node on MySQL Server 8 (  8.0.11+ )

Use Cases;

* To recover a failed node


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In this Document
 Example - Failed node
 1) Take backup
 2) Copy backup image to remote host
 3) Restore
 MySQL Shell / InnoDB Cluster
 Standlone Group Replicaiton
 Multi Primary : Set Read Only
 Check File system permissions
 Reset Source
 Reset the Replica
 Execute GTID Purge
 Start Group Replication ( or via MySQLShell addInstance() )
 Multi Primary : Enable Read / Write
 In Summary

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