Change MySQL Database Location

General Information

The default location for your MySQL database data files may need to be moved to another partition that offers more storage space, bns gold chaussure timberland homme air jordan 14 retro UGG Bottes new balance avis air jordan 11 or you may want to keep your data organized. adidas gazelle pas cher adidas ace asics france asics gel lyte v nike air max 90 homme christian louboutin These simple steps allows you to move your MySQL data without losing any information.


  1. Local root access on the box or be able to su to root.
  2. A SSH client that supports ANSI colors such as puTTy or SecureCRT (if you aren’t on the box).
  3. Your favorite text editor (I like nano).
  4. MySQL installed.


Changing where the databases are stored is quite simple.

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