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Re: Creating new configuration file for Windows service
Posted by: Peter Brawley
Date: November 10, 2018 04:57PM

> I have made a new datadir and initialized it

Initialised it how?

> now I wish to make a new default config file ...
> I couldn't find instructions on how to create one

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/8.0/en/windows-create-option-file.html

> I knew I needed to also make a Windows service for it

A Windows service controls MySQL server starts and stops. The .ini file
controls how the server runs.

> so I could connect to it in MySQL Workbench

WB needs a MySQL server running, doesn't need a service.

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/8.0/en/windows-start-service.html describes how to configure a Windows MySQL service.

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