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FAQ - MySQL Enterprise Audit (Doc ID 2991721.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 07, 2023

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 This document is used to cover all frequently asked questions about MySQL Enterprise Audit.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 Q1: How to enable audit log?
 Q2: How to setup audit log for all information and what is the performance impact?
 Q3: How to setup audit log for DDL statements only and what is the performance impact?
 Q4: As per IST, current time is 10.11.2023 15:02 hrs but in the log is is 5:30 hours back, how to correct it ?
 Q5: SELECT audit_log_read() --- this command is giving error.
 Q6: What are the available options for MySQL Audit Log?
 Q7: What are the best practices in the MySQL Enterprise Audit?
 Q8: What is the recommendation configuration for audit_log_buffer_size?
 Q9: Where could I find examples for include/exclude settings for audit log filtering?

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