Failed to Create a General Tablespace: Error 3121: "Incorrect File Name ..."; "CREATE TABLESPACE data file cannot be under the datadir" (Doc ID 2100076.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to add an InnoDB general tablespace in a directory under datadir, the following errors occur:

 

 

Cause

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