Recovering mysql data - mysqlbinlog

Paul Schmehl pauls at
Thu May 1 18:09:33 UTC 2008

--On Thursday, May 01, 2008 13:45:32 -0400 John <vaughajj at> wrote:

> Can someone direct me to where the MySQL transaction logs are stored?  I am
> running FreeBSD 6.1 with MySql 5.0.41 which I installed from ports, no extra
> config.  From what I've read online, unless you disable them (which I
> couldn't find in the makefile) the logs should be being created.  Doing a
> find / --name "bin." Didn't turn up anything.


And if you've enabled query logging (stores passwords in plain text!)

Paul Schmehl (pauls at
Senior Information Security Analyst
The University of Texas at Dallas

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