Monday, August 25, 2014

New securityonion-setup package restarts MySQL to make config changes take effect

I noticed recently that the following issue didn't actually get resolved properly:

Issue 388: Configure MySQL to create an innodb file per table to prevent ibdata1 growing indefinitely
https://code.google.com/p/security-onion/issues/detail?id=388

After troubleshooting the issue, I realized that Setup was only doing a MySQL reload and that's not picking up the new innodb_file_per_table setting, so we need to replace that with a MySQL restart.  I've updated Setup and the securityonion-setup package.  This new package has been tested by the following (thanks!):
David Zawdie
Heine Lysemose

Screenshots
Old version of Setup resulted in no per-table innodb files

New version of Setup results in an innodb file per table

Issues Resolved

Issue 576: Setup: restart MySQL to make config changes take effect
https://code.google.com/p/security-onion/issues/detail?id=576

Updating
The new package is now available in our stable repo.  Please see the following page for full update instructions:
https://code.google.com/p/security-onion/wiki/Upgrade

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Thanks!

1 comment:

Martin Paszkiewicz said...

Maybe I need to get outside more but this update has me very excited. Thank you Doug and everyone else for your hard work!

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