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 12.3, “Using the MySQL Enterprise Backup Logs” for details about these tables.
Default: history logging is enabled. When
--no-connectionis specified, history logging is automatically disabled. When
--connect-if-onlineis specified, history logging only works if a database connection is successfully established during the backup.
Specifies a comment string that describes or identifies the backup. Surround multi-word comments with appropriate quotation marks. The string is saved in a file
meta/comments.txtin the backup. For example:
--comments="Backup of HR data on 2010/12/10".
Type File name
This option overrides the
--commentsoption if both are specified.