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LOCK TABLES and SELECT are the minimal requirements to use 'mysqldump'. You can use the following grant statement to create a user with as little privileges as possible: GRANT LOCK TABLES, SELECT ON mydatabase.* TO 'backup'@'hostname' IDENTIFIED BY 'p4sswOrd';

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Here was the scenario I faced. RHEL4 machine will not boot (according to data center), receives various library not found errors on bootup (Later, I found these errors were from an intruder who tried to install a rootkit, and it didn't go so well. Most of /bin was corrupt). The data center recommends that the operating system be reloaded onto a separate disk, which will become the primary, and then mount the old disk as a different mount point for reference / restore. The data center reloaded the operating system, and the customer then found our services …

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