Install MySQL Server With Unix User With No Root Privilege (Doc ID 2294552.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 07, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Need to install MySQL Server on a RedHat Linux host. However, do not have root account in this host.
So need to install it under a service account 'mysql' or 'oracle'.

Could you let us know, what privilege should have for this service account to install MySQL?

And since your document provide many ways to install MySQL on Linux,

Can you let us know which installation way can be used for our non-root account?

Solution

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