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Database Agent: Viewing MySQL Error Logs

To see the error log file of a MySQL server monitored by database agent (under Databases -> Object Browser -> Error Log) , the following conditions must be met:

  • secure_file_priv is either empty or the name of folder containing the error log file. You must restart MySQL for changes in the secure_file_priv variable to take effect.
  • The error log file is readable to all users
  • max_allowed_packet is larger than the error log file size
  • The user has FILE privileges
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Based on this information, I found that I needed to add these items to make these updates in the my.cnf file:


Both settings referenced in the documentation (4.3+) but finding a specific place to set it required a little more digging: