2012/10/25 Sabika M <sabika.makhdoom@stripped>
> I have replication setup in the following way:
> A -> B ->C
> I am making updates to server A. I want to stop all my updates and point
> them to server C. After I start writing to server C, can I use the change
> master statement to make the C the master of A (take B out of the topology)
> and proceed to set up peer-to-peer between A <-> C without taking a new
> backup of c to set up the replication between A->C?
> I guess what I am really asking is if the data is the same, is a backup
> required for initialization?
Make sure you run a "show master status" at C before sending the writes to
it so you can get to know at which position/binlog you have to start A
replicating from. Also make sure read_only = OFF in C.