NDB Error 208 When Creating Foreign Key (FK)

(Doc ID 1903588.1)

Last updated on JUNE 19, 2016

Applies to:

MySQL Cluster - Version 7.3 to 7.3 [Release 7.3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Unable to add a Foreign Key (FK) on a table with engine NDBCLUSTER that already contains data. Adding a FK constraint should be allowed independent of the table containing data or not.

The error shown was:

ERROR 1296 (HY000): Got error 208 '208' from NDBCLUSTER



To reproduce:



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