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From:mhillyer Date:January 11 2006 6:44pm
Subject:svn commit - mysqldoc@docsrva: r765 - in trunk: refman-5.0 refman-5.1
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Author: mhillyer
Date: 2006-01-11 19:44:24 +0100 (Wed, 11 Jan 2006)
New Revision: 765

Log:
Add note that instance manager will make failed attempts to connect as part of the monitoring process.

Modified:
   trunk/refman-5.0/database-administration.xml
   trunk/refman-5.1/database-administration.xml

Modified: trunk/refman-5.0/database-administration.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/refman-5.0/database-administration.xml	2006-01-11 18:36:23 UTC (rev 764)
+++ trunk/refman-5.0/database-administration.xml	2006-01-11 18:44:24 UTC (rev 765)
@@ -2056,7 +2056,7 @@
 
         <title>&title-instance-manager-security;</title>
 
-        <para>
+         <para>
           Communication with the MySQL Instance Manager is handled using
           the MySQL client-server protocol. As such, you can connect to
           the IM using the standard <command>mysql</command> client
@@ -2065,6 +2065,9 @@
           tools and libraries distributed along with mysql-4.1 or later.
         </para>
 
+        <refsection id="instance-manager-security-passwords">
+          <title>Instance Manager Users and Passwords</title>  
+        
         <para>
           The IM stores its user information in a password file. Default
           placement for the password file is
@@ -2110,6 +2113,27 @@
           connect to the IM.
         </para>
 
+        </refsection>
+        
+        <refsection id="instance-manager-security-monitoring">
+          <title>MySQL Server Accounts for Status Monitoring</title>
+          
+          <para>In order to monitor server status, the MySQL Instance
+            Manager will attempt to connect to the MySQL server instance
+          at regular intervals using the
+            <literal>MySQL_Instance_Manager@localhost</literal> user account
+            with a password of <literal>check_connection</literal>.</para>
+          
+          <para>You are <emphasis>not</emphasis> required to create a
+            <literal>MySQL_Instance_M@localhost</literal> user account
+            in order for the MySQL Instance Manager to monitor server
+            status, as a login failure is sufficient to identify that
+            the server is operational. However; because the account does not
+            exist the failed connection attempts will be recorded to
+            the <link linkend="query-log">General Query Log</link>.</para>
+        
+        </refsection>
+        
       </refsection>
 
       <refsection id="instance-manager-command-line-options">

Modified: trunk/refman-5.1/database-administration.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/refman-5.1/database-administration.xml	2006-01-11 18:36:23 UTC (rev 764)
+++ trunk/refman-5.1/database-administration.xml	2006-01-11 18:44:24 UTC (rev 765)
@@ -2047,7 +2047,7 @@
 
         <title>&title-instance-manager-security;</title>
 
-        <para>
+         <para>
           Communication with the MySQL Instance Manager is handled using
           the MySQL client-server protocol. As such, you can connect to
           the IM using the standard <command>mysql</command> client
@@ -2056,6 +2056,9 @@
           tools and libraries distributed along with mysql-4.1 or later.
         </para>
 
+        <refsection id="instance-manager-security-passwords">
+          <title>Instance Manager Users and Passwords</title>  
+        
         <para>
           The IM stores its user information in a password file. Default
           placement for the password file is
@@ -2101,6 +2104,27 @@
           connect to the IM.
         </para>
 
+        </refsection>
+        
+        <refsection id="instance-manager-security-monitoring">
+          <title>MySQL Server Accounts for Status Monitoring</title>
+          
+          <para>In order to monitor server status, the MySQL Instance
+            Manager will attempt to connect to the MySQL server instance
+          at regular intervals using the
+            <literal>MySQL_Instance_Manager@localhost</literal> user account
+            with a password of <literal>check_connection</literal>.</para>
+          
+          <para>You are <emphasis>not</emphasis> required to create a
+            <literal>MySQL_Instance_M@localhost</literal> user account
+            in order for the MySQL Instance Manager to monitor server
+            status, as a login failure is sufficient to identify that
+            the server is operational. However; because the account does not
+            exist the failed connection attempts will be recorded to
+            the <link linkend="query-log">General Query Log</link>.</para>
+        
+        </refsection>
+        
       </refsection>
 
       <refsection id="instance-manager-command-line-options">

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svn commit - mysqldoc@docsrva: r765 - in trunk: refman-5.0 refman-5.1mhillyer11 Jan