Received this error when trying to dump a database:

mysqldump: Got error: 1449: The user specified as a definer ('root'@'localhost') does not exist when using LOCK TABLES

To dump out the database run the following:

mysqldump --single-transaction -u username -p db > db.sql

That’s it!



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