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MySQL Service Won't Start During Installation with MySQL Installer For Windows, Binary Log Index File "not found (OS errno 13 - Permission denied)" In Error Log (Doc ID 2618708.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 04, 2023

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.6 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)


During the installation with MySQL Installer for Microsoft Windows, if the log files (Error Log, General Log, Slow Query Log, Bin Log) directories are changed at the Logging Options step, the installation process may be stuck at the Starting the server step on the Apply Configuration screen. Meanwhile, the error messages like the following appear in the error log file:


The log files directories are changed at the Logging Options step during the installation with MySQL Installer.


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