Audit Plugin Caused Server To Crash When Rotating the Log
Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017
Applies to:MySQL Server - Version 5.5 to 5.6 [Release 5.5 to 5.6]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
In MySQL 5.5 and MySQL 5.6 before 5.6.17, MySQL may crash when the Audit Log is rotated.
The MySQL error log will not contain any messages other than it is restarting, for example:
This issue may start after making one or more of the following changes:
- Workload changed
- Installed the Audit Log Plugin in MySQL 5.5 or in MySQL 5.6.16 or earlier
- Implemented rotation of the Audit Log
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