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MEB 8.0.16 Connects To IPv6 Local Host Address Instead Of IPv4 One As Specified By --host= Option (Doc ID 2587911.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 15, 2019

Applies to:

MySQL Enterprise Backup - Version 8.0 to 8.0 [Release 8.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


MySQL Server 8.0.16 runs with option skip_name_resolve=ON .

Create a user account for mysqlbackup on MySQL Server with IPv4 local host address as the host part, e.g. 'backupuser'@'' .

Use MySQL Enterprise Backup (MEB) 8.0.16 to do a backup, for example:

It shows that mysqlbackup ignores option --host= and tries to connect to the server using the IPv6 local host address instead of the IPv4 one.


Install or Upgrade to MySQL server 8.0.16 and MEB 8.0.16


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