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This is on a Ubuntu 12.04 server running MySQL 5.5 which is slaved to an OS X server running MySQL 5.1

Logrotate has been sending

error: error running shared postrotate script for '/var/log/mysql.log /var/log/mysql
/mysql.log /var/log/mysql/mysql-slow.log /var/log/mysql/error.log '

Turns out that there's supposed to be a "debian-sys-maint" MySQL user. I'd imagine that got blown away when the master database was imported.

My question is: Is it all right to re-add the "debian-sys-maint" user to the slave, or do I need to add it to the master?

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You must add it to the master or it'll get blown away again when the database replicates over.

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  • Is your mysql database replicated? Jul 20, 2013 at 10:14
  • It is a slave to the OS X database.
    – Ironlenny
    Jul 22, 2013 at 4:57
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I found out the slave was not set to replicate the mysql database, so the user won't get blown way when the slave updates.

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