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How do I upgrade to MySQL5 ?

Discussion in 'Plesk for Windows - 8.x and Older' started by panaman, Nov 17, 2008.

  1. panaman

    panaman Guest

    Currently i am on mysql 4.1 and I need to upgrade to mysql 5

    It seems like plesk 8.6 supports it.... but I haven't figured out how to get it installed
  2. panaman

    panaman Guest

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  3. Amin Taheri

    Amin Taheri Golden Pleskian Plesk Certified Professional

    Jul 5, 2007
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  4. panaman

    panaman Guest

    after reading a bunch of stuff here and there.... i finally dove in head first.

    Took me about 4 hours to figure it all out.... I didn't realize there there are 2 instances of mysql running, one for plesk itself and the other one is for the client databases.....

    basically it turned out to be quite simple to do...
    I shutdown both mysql servers....
    I then downloaded just the files from mysql.com
    I extracted the zip file and deleted the data directory on the new install files...
    i then copied over all the files in both mysql directories....

    I then tried to start mysql but it gave me a system error 1067
    so i deleted the log files in data and then tried starting again and it worked.

    Then i started the plesk instance using the system monitor.
    I logged into plesk and it said it was still running 4.1.18 mysql.. but i installed 5.0.67
    I then had to go into add/remove programs and then i re-installed mysql there with version 5 and now it shows the correct version in plesk