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From:Rick James Date:April 18 2012 5:41pm
Subject:RE: MySQL Audit Function
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It may be worth noting that McAfee chose not to use the audit plugin facility, instead
picked the daemon plugin point.  Sounds like the audit plugin point is not 'good enuf'.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul DuBois [mailto:paul.dubois@stripped]
> Sent: Friday, April 13, 2012 9:17 AM
> To: Antony T Curtis
> Cc: Antony T Curtis; Aruna Karunarathna; internals@stripped
> Subject: Re: MySQL Audit Function
> 
> In Antony,
> 
> "less missing", heh. Faint praise! :-)
> 
> 
> On Apr 13, 2012, at 9:52 AM, Antony T Curtis wrote:
> 
> > Oh cool! There is less missing now.
> >
> >
> > On Apr 12, 2012, at 3:30 PM, Paul DuBois wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> On Feb 5, 2012, at 12:56 PM, Antony T Curtis wrote:
> >>
> >>> MySQL 5.5 has some audit functionality.
> >>>
> >>> http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/writing-audit-plugins.html
> >>>
> >>> However, It's not "all there". If you look at the mysql bk-commits
> email list at around Jan-April 2008, there are additional patches which
> hook into many parts of MySQL, including all the phases of connection
> and authentication.
> >>
> >> So if you compare the URL above to the corresponding one in the 5.6
> manual:
> >>
> >> http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.6/en/writing-audit-plugins.html
> >>
> >> You'll see that the example audit plugin can track more kinds of
> events. Compare the two versions beginning with this paragraph:
> >>
> >> "The general descriptor also refers to simple_status, a structure
> that exposes several status variables to the SHOW STATUS statement:"
> >>
> >>> Regards,
> >>> Antony.
> >>>
> >>> On 5 Feb, 2012, at 1:28 am, Aruna Karunarathna wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> I think that MySQL database is suffers from lacking a proper Audit
> >>>> Functionality.
> >>>> I would like to contribute in a way to enable a better audit
> trail.
> >>>>
> >>>> Are there any suggestions or a particular group I should added to?
> >>
> >> --
> >> Paul DuBois
> >> Oracle Corporation / MySQL Documentation Team Madison, Wisconsin,
> USA
> >> www.mysql.com
> >>
> >
> 
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