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How the MySQL Monitor Agent broke Sendmail

For MySQL Enterprise Monitor an agent is required. I've downloaded from which contains mysqlmonitoragent-

When I was testing the email alerting for my backup script I got an error:

/etc/mail/ line 544: fileclass: cannot open '/etc/mail/trusted-users': Group
writable directory

Luckily RPM was able to tell me that mysqlmonitoragent had set / to the wrong permissions.

# rpm -qf /
# rpm -qvl mysqlmonitoragent- | head -1
drwxrwxr-x 2 root root 0 Nov 25 01:51 /
# rpm -qvl filesystem-2.4.0-3.el5 | head -1
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 0 Oct 1 2009 /
# echo test | mail -s …
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Downloading, compiling, and installing MySQL Server from source code

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If you are running any GNU/Linux server operating system like RHEL 5 or CentOS 5, you may probably install MySQL server that comes with the operating system packages either during the initial setup or later using yum(8). The advantage being addition/removal of packages either using the GUI package manager or rpm(8), yum(8). Fair enough. But unfortunately the MySQL package (mysql-server) that comes bundled with RHEL 5.5 or CentOS 5.5 is fairly old (5.0.77). What if you want to install the latest stable version of MySQL yet have the advantage of removing/re-installing the software using rpm(8)?

In this blog post, I will guide you with compiling MySQL from source code yet installing the software through rpm(8) so that we tune and …

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MySQL in RHEL5/CentOS5 gets an update

It’s worth noting that Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 has had an update to MySQL in the last month. This naturally means that CentOS 5 also had a similar update. It’s now bumped up to MySQL 5.0.77 (goodbye 5.0.45!; which is what RHEL5 shipped with). This is a moderate security release, so consider updating, if you can afford a mysqld restart.

Read more about the 4 CVE bugs fixed. CentOS followed suit within two weeks.

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