Getting following error message:

Unrecognized character \x01; marked by <-- HERE after <-- HERE near column 1 at - line 1374.
170414 19:01:33 Connecting to MySQL server host: localhost, user: XXXXXXXX, password: set, port: not set, socket: not set
Error: Unsupported server version: '5.7.17-0ubuntu0.16.04.2'. Please report a bug at https://bugs.launchpad.net/percona-xtrabackup

after running following command:

innobackupex --user=XXXXXXXX  --password=YYYYYYYYY --no-timestamp /data/backups/new_backup

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should be fixed in version 2.4.7 and version 2.3.8 https://bugs.launchpad.net/percona-xtrabackup/+bug/1651978, if you can still reproduce using the latest version please update the bug report

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