These options control the generation of metadata about backups.
Some metadata is stored in the backup directory, other metadata
is stored in tables within the
of the backed-up instance.
Turns off the recording of backup progress and history in logging tables inside the backed-up database. See Section 6.4, “Using the MySQL Enterprise Backup Logs” for details about these tables.
Default: history logging is enabled. When
--no-connection is specified, history
logging is automatically disabled. When
--connect-if-online is specified, history
logging only works if a database connection is
successfully established during the backup.
Specify path to a file containing comments describing the
backup. This file is saved as
meta/comments.txt in the backup. For
This option overrides the
--comments option if both are