3.5.2 How Do I Copy/Move The Audit Log?

3.5.2.1 Objectives
3.5.2.2 Example Execution
3.5.2.3 Discussion
3.5.2.4 Permissions Required
3.5.2.5 Tips and Tricks

The audit log information can grow quickly and considerably depending on the type of information written to the audit log files and the activity of the MySQL server. Therefore, it might be a good idea to copy the audit log files to a different location and free some storage on the server.

The mysqlauditadmin utility also provides this useful functionality.