The standard options are options of a general nature, or options that are not classified under any other specific option group:
The following standard options also exist for the mysql command. Full descriptions for these options can be found in the MySQL reference manual, accessible through, e.g., Server Option, System Variable, and Status Variable Reference. These options must be specified ahead of any other mysqlbackup options, including the rest of the standard options:
--print-defaults Print the program argument list and exit. --no-defaults Don't read default options from any option file. --defaults-file=PATH Only read default options from the given file. It has to be the first option to be specified, if used. --defaults-extra-file=PATH Read this file after the global files are read. --defaults-group-suffix=str Also read option groups with the usual names and a suffix of str.
The following options are also common between mysqlbackup and mysql, and full descriptions for them can be found in the MySQL reference manual, accessible through, e.g., Server Option, System Variable, and Status Variable Reference. However, mysqlbackup does not accept any short forms for these options as mysql does (for example, you must use
--help Display help. --version Display version information.
More standard options are available for mysqlbackup:
Overwriting of InnoDB data and log files during the
Replacing of an image file during an
For all other operations, the
--forceoption is rejected with an error message.
Property Value Command-Line Format
Type Enumeration Default Value
Trace level of mysqlbackup messages. The permissible levels, in the order of increasing fineness, are:
0 - INFO (information, warnings, errors)
1 - FINE (more information given than at trace level 0)
2 - FINER (finer level of information given than at trace level 1)
3 - FINEST (finest level of information that can be given)