These options represent the major operations or modes for the mysqlbackup command. Only one can be specified for each mysqlbackup invocation, and the name is not preceded by any dashes.
Each of these major options has its own set of required or
allowed command parameters. For example, the
backup* options require connection information
to the database server. The
other options that operate on the backup data after it is
produced, require options to specify where the backup data is
The major groups of subcommands are: