Veritas NetBackup™ for MySQL Administrator's Guide

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Product(s): NetBackup (8.2)
Platform: Linux,UNIX,Windows

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 operation.