6.7.1 General Requirements

MySQL Enterprise Backup is a MySQL Enterprise Feature that is separate from MySQL Workbench. For more information about its functionality, see the MySQL Enterprise Backup documentation at http://dev.mysql.com/doc/mysql-enterprise-backup/en. MySQL Workbench provides an interface to MySQL Enterprise Backup, as described in the following documentation. In addition to having MySQL Enterprise Backup installed on your host, the following general requirements also apply:

And the Prerequisites set in the Settings tab are:

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The Settings tab:

Figure 6.32 Workbench: MySQL Enterprise Backup Settings

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If any of the requirements are not met, then an error will be generated when attempting to use MySQL Enterprise Backup features.