How-to Install Latest MySQL Server/Client on Red Hat 6.X 32/64bit Linux Easy Guide

March 11th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Latest MySQL 5.7+ on Red Hat Linux 6 32/64bit




The Tutorial Shows You How-to Get Always Freshly Installed the Latest MySQL 5.7.X on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1/6.2/6.3/6.4/6.5/6.6/6.7/6.8/6.9 Desktop/Server Linux i686/x8664.

Take Note: for a Production Environment it is Suitable to Use Instead the Distro Packages!

To Get Constantly Installed the Latest MySQL Server/Client Release on RHEL You will Need to Download from Oracle the Latest MySQL Community Edition Package.

An Important Step to Take into Account After Installation is to Secure the MySQL Server Installation by the Proper Tool.

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  1. Download Latest MySQL Bundle for Red Hat Linux:

    Get Latest MySQL .rpm.tar 32/64bit
  2. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Latest MySQL on Red Hat Linux 6.1/6.2/6.3/6.4/6.5/6.6/6.7/6.8/6.9 - Open Terminal

    Or Login into Shell…

  3. Extract MySQL Rpm

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    cd [/path/2]/mysql*.rpm-bundle.tar
    tar xvf mysql*.rpm-bundle.tar
  4. Installing MySQL Rpm’s

    yum install mysql*.rpm
  5. Strongly Recommended MySQL Server Secure SetUp:

    MySQL Secure Server SetUp
  6. Starting the MySQL Server

    mysqld_safe --user=mysql &
  7. Testing MySQL root Access

    exit
    mysql -uroot -p

    Troubleshooting Access Denied for User root:

    Resetting MySQL root Password
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