Error "mysql_upgrade: [ERROR] 1726: Storage engine 'InnoDB' does not support system tables. [mysql.plugin]" during upgrade to 5.7 (Doc ID 2169897.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

 mysql_upgrade shows error during upgrade to 5.7 :

 

Changes

 Prior to 5.7 it wasn't possible to use InnoDB storage engine for system tables.

Cause

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