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mysqlbinlog Used with Encrypted Binary Logs Returns Error: "ERROR: Reading encrypted log files directly is not supported." (Doc ID 2494569.1)

Last updated on MAY 05, 2021

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Using the mysqlbinlog utility to read the events in an encrypted binary log causes the following error:

 

Changes

The issue starts after enabling encryption of the binary log (the binlog_encryption option).

Cause

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