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During a Restart: "[ERROR] Couldn't load plugin named '<basedir>/lib/plugin/<plugin name>.so' with soname '<basedir>/lib/plugin/<plugin name>.so'." (Doc ID 2570510.1)

Last updated on JULY 28, 2019

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

MySQL raises an error and may fail to start as a plugin cannot be loaded with the following error, for example:

The failure to start happens when MySQL has been configured to require the plugin or that a plugin specific option is present (as it will be unknown to MySQL).

Changes

The issue may happen after updating the MySQL configuration file.

Cause

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