Reloading a Backup from mysqldump Fails; You cannot 'DROP' a Log Table if Logging is Enabled

(Doc ID 1448164.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2015

Applies to:

MySQL Workbench - Version 5.2 and later
MySQL Server - Version 5.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to load the output of mysqldump, the following error occurs.

Error while executing this query:DROP TABLE IF EXISTS `general_log`;
The server has returned this error message: You cannot 'DROP' a log table if logging is enabled


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