Michael is right. But sometimes General log is not enabled and if that is
the case then you need to refer to the "Binary" logs.
But you cannot read the contents of the binlog just like that. You need to
convert that to a readable format.
mysqlbinlog bin.10001 > /tmp/read_bincontent.log
On Wed, Jun 9, 2010 at 6:52 PM, Michael Dykman <mdykman@stripped> wrote:
> You have 2 options here. The Mysql General Query Log
> Alternatively, if it's windows ( I ask because of the ODBC connector)
> and it's easier for you,
> I haven't done windows in awhile, but I suspect you might find what
> you want via that connector. I seem to recall that you can, via
> control panel, set debug options on the connector which will happily
> create enormous logs of every query passing through.
> best of luck.
> - md
> (side-note: I would not recommend hosting data services without a DBA
> to manage them)
> On Wed, Jun 9, 2010 at 6:48 AM, Bill Dossett <bill.dossett@stripped> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm a real newb at admining MySQL. We have a customer that uses our
> software that scripts queries and they are using a MySQL backend.
> > They have sent us a test script and their database and I have setup a
> test server, loaded the data setup an ODBC connection and this all works
> > The first job they sent us appears to be working fine, but the second one
> throws an error saying the query is empty back at us.
> > I am an IT manager and I don't know much about how our software scripting
> system works or even if there is a debugger, so I was just trying to attack
> the problem from the server side to see if I could see the query at the
> server... I thought profiling might help, but that only helps me with the
> session that I am connected to as far as I can see anyway, I'm not seeing
> any of the queries that are being generated by the remote seesion through
> the odbc connector...
> > Is there some way the I can see the queries that are being run against
> this server from the remote session? As this is a test system and it's
> doing very little, I was hoping that if I could see the query I might get
> some insight of what might be wrong in the script without having to learn
> how our whole scripting software system works.
> > I have done this with the MSSQL profiler in the past to locate slow
> queries in the past, so I assume it is possible and I just can't make the
> documents on the MySQL profiler make sense to me.
> > Thanks for any help anyone could provide on this as I've got people that
> expect miracles in the next 5 minutes here!
> > Bill
> - michael dykman
> - mdykman@stripped
> May the Source be with you.
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