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== Default installation and configuration files ==
== Default installation and configuration files ==


The configuration files are stored in the /etc/my.cnf.d/ directory and the main configuration file is /etc/my.cnf
The configuration files are stored in the <code>/etc/my.cnf.d/</code> directory and the main configuration file is <code>/etc/my.cnf</code>


The default log file is /var/log/mysqld.log
The default log file is <code>/var/log/mysqld.log</code>


The default installation directory is /var/lib/mysql
The default installation directory is <code>/var/lib/mysql</code>

Revision as of 15:36, 1 May 2014

MariaDB is a dropin replacement of MySQL

Installation

$ su root
$ yum install mariadb mariadb-server

Initial setup

First let's start MariaDB

systemctl start mariadb

Now start the secure installation assistant

mysql_secure_installation

Press enter if you didn't have setup a password previously

Then it is advisable to answer as follows

Set root password? [Y/n] Y
Remove anonymous users? [Y/n] Y
Disallow root login remotely? [Y/n] Y
Remove test database and access to it? [Y/n] Y
Reload privilege tables now? [Y/n] Y

To start MariaDB on boot

systemctl enable mariadb

GUI frontends

There are some popular frontends as phpMyAdmin

Default installation and configuration files

The configuration files are stored in the /etc/my.cnf.d/ directory and the main configuration file is /etc/my.cnf

The default log file is /var/log/mysqld.log

The default installation directory is /var/lib/mysql