MySQL Enterprise Backup User's Guide (Version 8.0.16)

17.4 Backup Repository Options

These options specify various parameters related to the backup image or directory, or to how the backup will be restored. Typically, --backup-image and --backup-dir are the only options from the group that you need to specify when using mysqlbackup.

The backup repository options are used with the following operations:

The backup repository options are divided into two groups: the first one determines the structure of the backup, and the second one provides information on the original structure of the data on the backed-up server for future operations on the backup.

The following options determine the structure of the backup: