MySQL Enterprise Backup User's Guide (Version 8.0.16)

1.3.4 Files Generated by mysqlbackup

Inside the image backup file created by the backup-to-image command of mysqlbackup are some new files that are produced during the backup process. These files are used to control later tasks such as verifying and restoring the backup data. The files generated during the backup process include:

For details about these are other files contained in the backup, see Table 1.1, “Types of Files in a Backup”.