Error starting MySQL Enterprise Monitor agent: Invalid user name 'mysql' specified (Doc ID 1665426.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 29, 2016

Applies to:

MySQL Enterprise Monitor - Version 3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Why am I getting this error after I have installed the MySQL Enterprise Monitor agent?

Starting MySQL Enterprise Agent service...Invalid user name 'mysql' specified
ERROR! MySQL Enterprise Agent failed to start.
 

Solution

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