Veritas NetBackup™ for MySQL Administrator's Guide

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Product(s): NetBackup (8.1.1)

About NetBackup for MySQL restores

When you initiate a restore, the NetBackup XBSA interface reads the progress files to receive the MySQL backup files to restore them to the target directory. Before you run a restore, ensure that the target directory is empty.

Figure: NetBackup for MySQL restore workflow

NetBackup for MySQL restore workflow

The parameter-S, t, and -p are required parameters. Alternatively, you can choose to restore using the optional values -i as the backup image name and -C to restore from a specified client name.


The restore fails when the target directory is invalid or not empty. Ensure that you delete all contents of the target directory before you initiate the restore.