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How to use mysql_config_editor

Background When running a batch file on MySQL the login credentials must be taken from some file. The file choices are to use a clear-text options file or the more secure obfuscated login-file generated by the MySQL program mysql_config_editor (which comes installed...

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MySQL Error Invalid lost+found Schema

If within a MySQL instance a schema name such as "#mysql#lost+found" or "#lost+found" is listed when the "show schemas" or “show databases” command is run, it's not a true schema but will appear when MySQL is installed in a root directory on a Linux server. At the...

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MySQL User With wildcard and localhost Hosts

There's often confusion over why MySQL users are created with a host of localhost in addition to a user created with wildcard, %, for their host. create user 'some_user'@'localhost' identified by 'some_password_here'; create user 'some_user'@'%' identified by...

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Using the Mysqlbinlog Utility

MySQL binary logging is used for replication and also for point-in-time recovery of a MySQL database instance. It records any changes to database contents and may be recorded in a "statement-based" or "row-based" format. The default location to find the binary logs is...

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MySQL Max Connect Errors

When connection requests to a MySQL database from a given host are interrupted, MySQL keeps track of the number of successive interruptions in the host cache. MySQL will eventually block the host, giving them a message [1129] "Host 'host_name' is blocked because of...

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