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How to Start MySQL Server (mysqld) Using the Oracle Linux/Redhat Linux (RHEL) System V Init Service Script (Doc ID 1638725.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 04, 2023

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 4.0 and later
Generic Linux


Describe the usage of the System V init service script provided for Oracle Linux and Redhat Linux (RHEL).

This document only covers systems that use the System V init script. Specifically it does not cover MySQL 5.7 and systemd installations.



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In this Document
 Enabling and Disabling Starting MySQL Server at Boot
 How to Start, Stop, and Check the Status of MySQL Using the Service Script?
 Which User to Execute the Service Script as?

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