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large amount of Files in c:\programdata\mysql\mysql server 8.0\data
Posted by: Rick Deemer
Date: February 23, 2019 04:51PM

I have a new install of mysql8.0 and I am grabbing data from an old table out of necessity using Navicat and I am getting a large amount of files in the c:\programdata\mysql\mysql server 8.0\data directory that is filling up the drive. The files are named BBGL7CDH2-bin.###### and currently from 000083-000224.
In my research I have found that I can delete these and have tried both the mysql> PURGE BINARY LOGS TO and the mysql> PURGE BINARY LOGS BEFORE commands only to receive the message that the Target log is not found in the binlog index. So I looked at the index file and all of the files above are are listed in that index. So I researched that problem and I have found the RESET MASTER command that was suggested but that does not do anything either. I ran into this problem once before and I naively deleted the files and had to scramble to get it working once again

So at this point I am stuck and need to still clear off this data so that this unit does continue working. In a jam here and need some guidance if you will.

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