2.3.5 Using the MySQL Server Instance Config Wizard

2.3.5.1 Starting the MySQL Server Instance Config Wizard
2.3.5.2 MySQL Server Instance Config Wizard: Choosing a Maintenance Option
2.3.5.3 MySQL Server Instance Config Wizard: Choosing a Configuration Type
2.3.5.4 MySQL Server Instance Config Wizard: The Server Type Dialog
2.3.5.5 MySQL Server Instance Config Wizard: The Database Usage Dialog
2.3.5.6 MySQL Server Instance Config Wizard: The InnoDB Tablespace Dialog
2.3.5.7 MySQL Server Instance Config Wizard: The Concurrent Connections Dialog
2.3.5.8 MySQL Server Instance Config Wizard: The Networking and Strict Mode Options Dialog
2.3.5.9 MySQL Server Instance Config Wizard: The Character Set Dialog
2.3.5.10 MySQL Server Instance Config Wizard: The Service Options Dialog
2.3.5.11 MySQL Server Instance Config Wizard: The Security Options Dialog
2.3.5.12 MySQL Server Instance Config Wizard: The Confirmation Dialog
2.3.5.13 MySQL Server Instance Config Wizard: Creating an Instance from the Command Line

The MySQL Server Instance Config Wizard helps automate the process of configuring your server. It creates a custom MySQL configuration file (my.ini or my.cnf) by asking you a series of questions and then applying your responses to a template to generate the configuration file that is tuned to your installation.

The complete and essential MSI installation packages include the MySQL Server Instance Config Wizard in the MySQL 5.1 server. The MySQL Server Instance Config Wizard is only available for Windows.

The workflow sequence for using the MySQL Server Instance Config Wizard is shown in the figure below:

Figure 2.18 MySQL Server Instance Config Wizard Workflow

MySQL Server Instance Config Wizard Workflow