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What is the General Query Log and How to Control Where the Log is Stored? (Doc ID 1448154.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 17, 2019

Applies to:

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

Purpose

Understand what the general query log is and how to configure it.

Scope

Detailed general guidance for DBAs seeking guidance on how to configure and use it.

Details

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 Enabling & Disabling
 5.1 and Later
 5.0 and Earlier
 Temporarily Disabling Logging
 Controlling the Destination
 5.1 and Later
 5.0 and Earlier
 Controlling the Timestamp Time Zone
 What is Logged?
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