MySQL 5.6 quick and dirty replication

Some assumptions:  
master> = mysql commands on master  
slave> = mysql commands on slave  
root@master = bash commands on master  
root@slave = bash commands on slave  
/var/lib/mysql/master01-bin.* = name of the replication logs, depending on your config

master> STOP MASTER slave> STOP SLAVE root@master: service mysqld stop root@slave: service mysqld stop Take a snapshot of servers if possible root@master: service mysqld start master> RESET MASTER (this deletes binary files under /var/lib/mysql/master01-bin.XXXXXX and reset the position, be careful this might lock the DB for a couple of seconds or minutes) root@master: service mysqld stop Rsync /var/lib/mysql from master to slave On the slave remove: - /var/lib/mysql/auto.cnf (contains node UUID, file will be regenerated upon mysql start) - /var/lib/mysql/master01-bin.* - /var/lib/mysql/mysqld-relay.* Start both master and slave master> START MASTER slave> CHANGE MASTER TO MASTER_HOST=“”, MASTER_USER=“replication_account”, MASTER_PASSWORD=“replication_password”, MASTER_PORT=3306, MASTER_AUTO_POSITION = 1; slave> START SLAVE slave> SHOW SLAVE STATUS\G Now you should see this: Slave_IO_Running: Yes Slave_SQL_Running: Yes No error should be reported. *_Gtid_Set info should match closely between master and slave: mysql> show master status\G *************************** 1. row *************************** File: master01-bin.000003 Position: 41308364 Binlog_Do_DB: Binlog_Ignore_DB: Executed_Gtid_Set: 0fa3a859-0c73-11e6-a40a-005056bb5198:1-100643 1 row in set (0,00 sec) ``` mysql> show slave status\G […] Retrieved_Gtid_Set: 0fa3a859-0c73-11e6-a40a-005056bb5198:1-100671 Executed_Gtid_Set: 0fa3a859-0c73-11e6-a40a-005056bb5198:1-100671 […]

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