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MySQL Workbench 8.0.17 has been released
Posted by: Prashant Tekriwal
Date: July 22, 2019 10:07AM

Dear MySQL users,

The MySQL developer tools team announces 8.0.17 as our general available (GA) for
MySQL Workbench 8.0.

For the full list of changes in this revision, visit

For discussion, join the MySQL Workbench Forums:

The release is now available in source and binary form for a number of
platforms from our download pages at:


Changes in MySQL Workbench 8.0.17 (2019-07-22, General

     * Functionality Added or Changed

     * Bugs Fixed

Functionality Added or Changed

     * All editions of MySQL Workbench and the bundled libraries
       were upgraded to use OpenSSL 1.0.2r. (Bug #29489010)

     * MySQL Workbench grammar updates now enable the language
       features of each supported MySQL server version from
       MySQL 5.6 to MySQL 8.0, including the new language
       features in MySQL Server 8.0.17 (see MySQL

     * The implementation for SSH connections now uses libssh
       version 0.8.7, which replaces the previous version of

Bugs Fixed

     * An empty page was shown when Show License Info was
       selected from the Help menu. (Bug #29821258)

     * Remote management did not work after the SSH port number
       on the destination computer was changed; instead, it
       continued to use the default port number. (Bug #29784254,
       Bug #95221)

     * On Windows, an error at startup prevented the successful
       fetching of database objects for display in the Schemas
       tab. (Bug #29772769, Bug #95335)

     * The informational dialog box did not open after About
       Workbench was selected from the Help menu on hosts
       running Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS. (Bug #29754218)

     * Database objects were not fetched as expected when any
       schema shown in the Schemas tab (located in the Navigator
       sidebar panel) for a valid connection was expanded. (Bug

     * The Reverse Engineering Database wizard stopped working
       during the final step and generated an error message on
       hosts running Fedora 29. Also, general editing activities
       were affected. (Bug #29598807, Bug #94894, Bug #29528028,
       Bug #94757)

     * A syntax error in a view that was generated using the
       view tool within an EER model caused MySQL Workbench to
       stop working when the view was closed. (Bug #29558534)

     * An attempt to create an EER model by reverse engineering
       a script and selecting a dump file generated errors
       instead of creating the model. (Bug #29535589)

     * The copy_migrated_tables.cmd batch file, generated by the
       Migration Wizard, closed without performing the expected
       tasks after file was executed properly. (Bug #29516531)

     * The online backup operation returned an error indicating
       insufficient privileges for an account with sufficient
       privileges. (Bug #29515528)

     * An exception was raised when a new firewall rule was
       added without also selecting the option to indicate that
       the rule (or SQL statement) is a normalized rule. (Bug

     * An exception resulted when any variable category was
       right-clicked within the Administration - Status and
       System Variables tab. (Bug #29509495)

     * An exception resulted when Show Columns was selected
       (right-clicked) to enable a column for any of the cache
       entries shown in the Administration - Audit Inspector
       tab. (Bug #29508773)

     * Backup files (.ibd) generated with the compression option
       enabled were not compressed (.ibz) after the operation
       finished. (Bug #29253624)

     * On Windows, SSH connections in combination with MySQL
       Enterprise Backup operations are available for use only
       when the server is local. (Bug #29215730)

     * The text for advanced options (Data Export from the
       Server menu) was modified to remove errors. (Bug
       #29024143, Bug #93508)

     * An incorrect password did not disable the Next button
       during the forward-engineering of a valid model, but then
       the next step generated an access-denied error while
       permitting the next action to continue after the error.
       Now, a valid password is required before the next step in
       the operation is available to select. (Bug #25951080, Bug

     * Regardless of the source objects selected (and displayed)
       during the migration operation, all objects were migrated
       if the steps of the wizard were repeated with the Next
       and Back buttons. (Bug #25121122, Bug #83876)

On Behalf of Oracle/MySQL Engineering Team
Prashant Tekriwal

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