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MySQL will not start, and it produces no logs in SELlinux (Doc ID 1534857.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 04, 2019

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

MySQL is not able to start with SELinux and no logs are being generated by mysqld_safe.
 

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 How to verify if SELinux is enabled
 How to disable SELinux entirely
 How to disable only the MySQL policy
 How to switch to "permissive" mode for the entire OS
 How to switch to "permissive" mode for only MySQL file contexts
 Update the mysql policy
 Required Tools
References


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