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MySQL Auto-increment Column Does Not Get Recycled (Doc ID 2536245.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 27, 2020

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Table with an integer auto-increment column does not get recycled automatically once reaching the maximum.
Have to manually reset the value.

Is this a limitation in MySQL?
Or there is a parameter that needs to be enabled for the auto-increment to be recycled? 

Solution

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