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5.1.1 Restoring a Compressed Backup

Restore a compressed backup image named <image_name>, using the --backup-dir option to specify the temporary directory into which temporary output, status files, and backup metadata will be saved:

Example 5.2 Restoring a Compressed Backup

mysqlbackup --defaults-file=<my.cnf> -uroot --backup-image=<image_name> \
  --backup-dir=<backupTmpDir> --datadir=<restoreDir> --uncompress copy-back-and-apply-log

Advanced: Do the same for a compressed directory backup at <backupDir> to <restoreDir> on the server using copy-back-and-apply-log:

Example 5.3 Restoring a Compressed Directory Backup

mysqlbackup --defaults-file=<my.cnf> -uroot --backup-dir=<backupDir> --datadir=<restoreDir> \
  --uncompress copy-back-and-apply-log

To restored a compressed and prepared directory backup created with the backup-and-apply-log command, use the copy-back command and the --uncompress option:

Example 5.4 Restoring a Compressed and Prepared Directory Backup

mysqlbackup --defaults-file=<my.cnf> -uroot --backup-dir=<backupDir> --datadir=<restoreDir> \
  --uncompress copy-back

See Section 4.3.4, “Making a Compressed Backup” and Section 16.6, “Compression Options” for more details on compressed backups.


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