xbcrypt man page

xbcrypt — Percona xbcrypt Documentation

To support encryption and decryption of the backups, a new tool xbcrypt was introduced to Percona XtraBackup.

This utility has been modeled after xbstream_binary to perform encryption and decryption outside of Percona XtraBackup. Xbcrypt has following command line options:

-d, --decrypt
Decrypt data input to output.
-i, --input=name
Optional input file. If not specified, input will be read from standard input.
-o, --output=name
Optional output file. If not specified, output will be written to standard output.
-a, --encrypt-algo=name
Encryption algorithm.
-k, --encrypt-key=name
Encryption key.
-f, --encrypt-key-file=name
File which contains encryption key.
-s, --encrypt-chunk-size=#
Size of working buffer for encryption in bytes. The default value is 64K.
-v, --verbose
Display verbose status output.


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February 04, 2016 2.2.9 Percona XtraBackup