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mysqlrpladmin For Switchover Receives Error: "Candidate slave is missing replication user" (Doc ID 2299881.1)

Last updated on MARCH 12, 2021

Applies to:

MySQL Utilities - Version 1.5.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The following error is thrown out when try to use mysqlrpladmin for switchover:

# Replication user exists ... FAIL
Candidate slave is missing replication user.
ERROR: Candidate slave is missing replication user.


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