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Another process with PID <PID number> is using unix socket file. (Doc ID 2555807.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 26, 2020

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.7 and later
Generic UNIX
Generic Linux


After the operating system (host machine) where the server running crashes and reboots, the MySQL Server instance sometimes fails to start with the the error log message like below:


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