xtrabackup incremental is failing against Percona server 5.6

[root@gtemp1-sora1 ~]# mysql
Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MySQL connection id is 19
Server version: 5.6.26-74.0 Percona Server (GPL), Release 74.0, Revision 32f8dfd

Copyright © 2009-2015 Percona LLC and/or its affiliates
Copyright © 2000, 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.

Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation and/or its
affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective

Type ‘help;’ or ‘\h’ for help. Type ‘\c’ to clear the current input statement.

[root@gtemp1-sora1 ~]# innobackupex --user=bkpuser --password=s3cret --incremental /data2/mysql --incremental-basedir=/data2/mysql/2015-11-04_23-29-23
151104 23:54:30 innobackupex: Starting the backup operation

IMPORTANT: Please check that the backup run completes successfully.
At the end of a successful backup run innobackupex
prints “completed OK!”.

151104 23:54:31 version_check Connecting to MySQL server with DSN ‘dbi:mysql:;mysql_read_default_group=xtrabackup;mysql_socket=/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock’ as ‘bkpuser’ (using password: YES).
151104 23:54:31 version_check Connected to MySQL server
151104 23:54:31 version_check Executing a version check against the server…
151104 23:54:31 version_check Done.
151104 23:54:31 Connecting to MySQL server host: localhost, user: bkpuser, password: set, port: 0, socket: /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock
Using server version 5.6.26-74.0
innobackupex version 2.3.2 based on MySQL server 5.6.24 Linux (x86_64) (revision id: 306a2e0)
incremental backup from 1634336 is enabled.
xtrabackup: uses posix_fadvise().
xtrabackup: cd to /var/lib/mysql
xtrabackup: open files limit requested 0, set to 1024
xtrabackup: using the following InnoDB configuration:
xtrabackup: innodb_data_home_dir = ./
xtrabackup: innodb_data_file_path = ibdata1:12M:autoextend
xtrabackup: innodb_log_group_home_dir = ./
xtrabackup: innodb_log_files_in_group = 2
xtrabackup: innodb_log_file_size = 50331648
151104 23:54:31 >> log scanned up to (1643465)
xtrabackup: Generating a list of tablespaces
Error: failed to execute query FLUSH NO_WRITE_TO_BINLOG CHANGED_PAGE_BITMAPS: Access denied; you need (at least one of) the SUPER privilege(s) for this operation

Sorry, user error :slight_smile: