What is the Meaning of the mysqlbinlog Warning: This Binlog is Either in Use or was not Closed Properly (Doc ID 1391861.1)

Last updated on MARCH 23, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Learn about the warning from mysql mysqlbinlog:

# Warning: this binlog is either in use or was not closed properly


What does it mean and how serious is the warning?

Solution

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