MySQL 8.0 Reference Manual Including MySQL NDB Cluster 8.0

23.4.12 ndb_error_reporter — NDB Error-Reporting Utility

ndb_error_reporter creates an archive from data node and management node log files that can be used to help diagnose bugs or other problems with a cluster. It is highly recommended that you make use of this utility when filing reports of bugs in NDB Cluster.

The following table includes command options specific to the NDB Cluster program ndb_error_reporter. Additional descriptions follow the table. For options common to most NDB Cluster programs (including ndb_error_reporter), see Section 23.4.32, “Options Common to NDB Cluster Programs — Options Common to NDB Cluster Programs”.

Table 23.34 Command-line options used with the program ndb_error_reporter

Format Description Added, Deprecated, or Removed


Number of seconds to wait when connecting to nodes before timing out

(Supported in all NDB releases based on MySQL 8.0)


Disable scp with remote hosts; used only for testing

(Supported in all NDB releases based on MySQL 8.0)


Include file system data in error report; can use a large amount of disk space

(Supported in all NDB releases based on MySQL 8.0)


Skip all nodes in the node group having this ID

(Supported in all NDB releases based on MySQL 8.0)


ndb_error_reporter path/to/config-file [username] [options]

This utility is intended for use on a management node host, and requires the path to the management host configuration file (usually named config.ini). Optionally, you can supply the name of a user that is able to access the cluster's data nodes using SSH, to copy the data node log files. ndb_error_reporter then includes all of these files in archive that is created in the same directory in which it is run. The archive is named ndb_error_report_YYYYMMDDhhmmss.tar.bz2, where YYYYMMDDhhmmss is a datetime string.

ndb_error_reporter also accepts the options listed here: