5.7 MySQL Enterprise Backup Interface

5.7.1 General Requirements
5.7.2 Online Backup
5.7.3 Backup Recovery

MySQL Workbench offers a MySQL Enterprise Backup GUI interface, and supports MySQL Enterprise Backup 3.6.0 and above. It is listed in the Management Navigator tab for a MySQL connection. There are two MySQL Enterprise Backup related sections in the Navigator:

The MySQL Enterprise Backup configuration is located on the MySQL server, and not locally. This information includes the MySQL Enterprise Backup configuration backup profiles, job scheduling, backup operations, and data. This also means that the backup operations are executed with (or without) MySQL Workbench running.