MySQL Workbench Does Not Find Audit Logs Outside Data Directory

(Doc ID 2196933.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Workbench - Version 6.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The list of audit logs shown in Workbench's audit log inspector is blank.

Changes

 The audit log plugin is enabled, and the audit_log_file variable is set with a path which is outside the datadir.

Cause

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