As a spin-off from the previous post, https://mysqlmed.wordpress.com/2018/08/23/get-the-auditors-in/, I thought that it would be good to see how well the Audit plugin upgrades to MySQL 8. The big change in auditing is that the tables change from MyISAM to InnoDB, so keep your eyes open.
I’m using the previously used instance in version 5.7.18.
Before we do anything, let’s make sure auditing will be in place when we restart the instance with 8.0.12:
Uncomment the plugin-load & audit-log params we had originally commented out. After all, this is something we should have done in the last post (apologies!):
vi my_audit.cnf: .. [mysqld] plugin-load =audit_log.so audit-log =FORCE_PLUS_PERMANENT ..
Restart the 5.7 instance so we upgrade from a rebooted / ‘as real as can be …[Read more]