Configuring a MySQL Database Instance on a Linux Client to Run Backup Operations Using the XtraBackup Utility

You can configure a MySQL database instance to use the XtraBackup utility for backup operations of MySQL databases.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Solutions > Databases > DB Instances.

    The Instances page appears.

  2. Click the instance that you want to configure to use the XtraBackup utility.

    The instance must run on a Linux client.

    The instance page appears.

  3. On the Overview tab, in the General section, click Edit.

    The Edit MySQL instance dialog box appears.

  4. Move the Use XtraBackup for hot backup toggle key to the right, and then enter the path to the folder that contains XtraBackup binaries.

  5. Click Save.