disaster recovery after rootkit -> MySQL and user accounts
troy at psknet.com
Thu Apr 24 04:58:49 PDT 2003
If the old MySQL server is still running, who cares what version it is?
Just do a dump and import. Sure, it'll take a bit longer, but it's
version independent and your data is in a safe format for the
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-isp at freebsd.org
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-isp at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Lewis Watson
> Sent: Wednesday, April 23, 2003 8:28 PM
> To: freebsd-isp at FreeBSD.ORG
> Subject: Re: disaster recovery after rootkit -> MySQL and
> user accounts
> > >Hi Dave,
> > >I moved from RH Linux to FreeBSD and it seems that I just shut down
> > >tar'd the MySQL database directory and untarred on the new FreeBSD
> > >Had no problem with the user table or anything of the
> sort. While this
> > >doesn't cover everything it perhaps will help on the MySQL
> aspect of
> > >things.
> > I believe this will work if the versions of MySQL are the same or
> > close, but may not work with different versions of MySQL the further
> > the versions are apart the less likely it is to work. MySQL
> of course
> > recommends a MySQLdump followed by a restore but that is probably
> > not feasible in this case.
> > Lyle Evans
> > lyle at rackears.com
> > http://www.rackears.com
> I really wished I would have mentioned this :-). I think
> there might have
> been a few releases between the two but not many... I stayed on the
> 3.xx.xx track during this move. Since then I upgraded to 4.xx and have
> been very happy but I would keep the versions as close as possible for
> this move...
> Good point!!
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