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Old 09-04-2015, 01:56 PM   #1
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Cool Failed Job. After restorecon -R -v /opt/mysql?


Ok these are the exact steps I took

1. As root run ls- lZ /var/lib/mysql to view SElinux context of the data directory..
2. Then log in to... mysqlshow -uroot -p with the password
3. Shutdown mysqld daemon... service mysqld stop
4. mkdir /opt/mysql
5. Copy files from old location to new... cp -R /var/lib/mysql/* /opt/mysql
6. Change ownership chown -R mysql:mysql/opt/mysql
7. Check results ls -lZ
Compare if results matched step 1
8. Open main MySQL config file. gedit /etc/my.cnf and modify the datadir.
Needs to look like this below...
[mysqld]
datadir=/opt/mysql
SAVE and CLOSE FILE
9. Start mysqld.... service mysqld start as the root user...
Job failed.
Check the last lines of the error messafes by typing tail -f /var/log/messages
Job Failed.
10. The reason for denial is that the /opt/mysql is not labeled correctly for MySQL files.
Run semanage fcontext -a -t mysqld_db_t "/opt/mysql(/.*)?"
This maps the written to /etc/selinus/targeted/contexts/files/file_contexts.local file
Review results run...
grep -i mysql /etc/selinus/targeted/contexts/files/file_contexts.local
...........................................................................
Restorecon command
restorecon -R -v /opt/mysql
11. /opt/mysql has now been labeled with correct context for MySQL
I receive job failed.
12. Make sure service is running ps -aef | grep mysqld
13. Confirm: ls -lZ /opt


So I really dont know why its not restarting?
Every step I listed is a must.

Please help me thanks a bunch!!!
 
Old 09-05-2015, 04:15 AM   #2
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After you receive the last job failed, what does 'grep mysql /var/log/audit/audit.log|audit2allow; ' return?
*BTW no need for 'ps -aef | grep mysqld;' when you can do 'pgrep -lf mysqld;' (or even 'ps --no-headers -o pid,cmd,context -C mysqld;').
 
Old 09-06-2015, 09:14 AM   #3
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similar, if not exact same thread at https://www.linuxquestions.org/quest...nd-4175552554/
 
  


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