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Zian

Member Since 24 Dec 2013
Offline Last Active Dec 28 2017 11:06 PM
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In Topic: MySQL 5.7

24 November 2017 - 01:40 AM

I upgraded to MySQL 5.7.20 with the following steps (numbering is slightly off):

11. Download the latest x86-64 ZIP from https://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/
12. Extract the ZIP.
13. Diff the old mysql folder against the new mysql folder and observe no diffs
14. copy over bin/share NOT the data folder
15. copy mysqld to mysqld_z
16. copy over the 2 ini files
17. run mysqld --initialize
18. launch the mysql process from uniserver
19. change the root password using mysql workbench for mysql after nicking the current one from mysql.err
20. stop mysqld with task manager
21. change the password a second time using uniserver
22. start mysqld from uniserver
23. confirm it is running by connecting with workbench
24. stop mysqld with uniserver
25. start uniserver and apache as a services
26. restore your data
27. PARTY!