The MySQL Enterprise Audit Log Plugin Fails to Start After Unclean Shutdown; MySQL Aborts with audit_log = FORCE or FORCE_PLUS_PERMANENT

(Doc ID 1590459.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 18, 2016

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.



In versions prior to 5.6.24, the Audit Log plugin fails to start if the audit log is truncated or corrupted, if the Audit Log plugin has been configured with audit_log set to FORCE or FORCE_PLUS_PERMANENT, MySQL aborts the startup altogether. The error log shows this near the end of the start-up phase:

 In versions 5.6.24 and newer,  the server will start, and there will be appropriate error message about the failures encountered.


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