3.3.4 System Profile

The System Profile tab enables you to specify host-specific information. This is achieved primarily through selecting a System Type, along with its corresponding Installation Type. These profile settings contain standard information that is used in managing the host's MySQL instance. The following system types and installation types are available:

After you select the System Type and Installation Type, a number of default parameters will be set that includes: commands used to start and stop MySQL, commands to check the server status, the location of the my.ini or my.cnf configuration file, and on Windows, the Windows Service Name. You may also customize these preset default values.

Figure 3.7 Manage Server Connections: System Profile Tab

Manage Server Connections: System Profile Tab

The Remote Management tab is available when connecting to MySQL remotely.

Figure 3.8 Manage Server Connections: Remote Management Tab

Manage Server Connections: Remote Management Tab