The above command installs all the needed packages for My SQL server mysql-community-server, mysql-community-client, mysql-community-common and mysql-community-libs. You can also install different My SQL version using different sub-repositories of My SQL Community Server.
The sub-repository for the recent My SQL series (currently My SQL 5.7) is activated by default, and the sub-repositories for all other versions (for example, the My SQL 5.6 or 5.5 series) are deactivated by default.
Important: These instructions only works on fresh installation of My SQL on the server, if there is already a My SQL installed using a third-party-distributed RPM package, then I recommend you to upgrade or replace the installed My SQL package using the My SQL Yum Repository”.
Before Upgrading or Replacing old My SQL package, don’t forget to take all important databases backup and configuration files. Now download and add the following My SQL Yum repository to your respective Linux distribution system’s repository list to install the latest version of My SQL (i.e. The above installation command adds the My SQL Yum repository to system’s repository list and downloads the Gnu PG key to verify the integrity of the packages. You can verify that the My SQL Yum repository has been added successfully by using following command.
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To install specific version from specific sub-repository, you can use Redirecting to /bin/systemctl status mysqld.service mysqld.service - My SQL Server Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/mysqld.service; enabled) Active: active (running) since Thu 2015-10-29 EDT; 4min 5s ago Process: 5314 Exec Start=/usr/sbin/mysqld --daemonize $MYSQLD_OPTS (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS) Process: 5298 Exec Start Pre=/usr/bin/mysqld_pre_systemd (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS) Main PID: 5317 (mysqld) CGroup: /system.slice/mysqld.service └─5317 /usr/sbin/mysqld --daemonize Oct 29 localhost.localdomain systemd: Started My SQL Server. The command mysql_secure_installation allows you to secure your My SQL installation by performing important settings like setting the root password, removing anonymous users, removing root login, and so on.
Note: My SQL version 5.7 or higher generates a temporary random password in Securing the My SQL server deployment.