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Binary logging is off

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Issue Symptoms

WARNING: Binary logging is OFF

Issue Description

This message indicates that MySQL binary logging is disabled on the MySQL server (backup client). Binary logging is required for incremental backups. See the MySQL documentation for details on enabling binary logs.


To enable binary logging, edit the MySQL configuration file (typically /etc/my.cnf) to include the following entry in the [mysqld] section:


Restart MySQL.