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  1. MySQL 5.7.21 for Mac OS X 10.13 (High Sierra) Preference Pane will not load.
  2. This is a (rather simple) preference pane to start and stop the MySQL server. System requirements: Mac OS X 10.4.0 or higher; it should work on 10.2.8, but was not tested extensively. According to reports, it works in 10.5, but we are not able to confirm this yet.
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In addition to the core installation, the Package Installer also includes Chapter 3, Installing a MySQL Launch Daemon and Chapter 4, Installing and Using the MySQL Preference Pane, both of which simplify the management of your installation.

2.4.2 Installing MySQL on macOS Using Native Packages

The package is located inside a disk image (.dmg) file that you first need to mount by double-clicking its icon in the Finder. It should then mount the image and display its contents.

Before proceeding with the installation, be sure to stop all running MySQL server instances by using either the MySQL Manager Application (on macOS Server), the preference pane, or mysqladmin shutdown on the command line.

To install MySQL using the package installer:

  1. Download the disk image (.dmg) file (the community version is available here) that contains the MySQL package installer. Double-click the file to mount the disk image and see its contents.

    Figure 2.14 MySQL Package Installer: DMG Contents


  2. Double-click the MySQL installer package from the disk. It is named according to the version of MySQL you have downloaded. For example, for MySQL server 5.7.33 it might be named mysql-5.7.33-osx-10.13-x86_64.pkg.

  3. The initial wizard introduction screen references the MySQL server version to install. Click to begin the installation.

    Figure 2.15 MySQL Package Installer Wizard: Introduction


  4. The MySQL community edition shows a copy of the relevant GNU General Public License. Click and then to continue.

  5. From the Installation Type page you can either click to execute the installation wizard using all defaults, click to alter which components to install (MySQL server, Preference Pane, Launchd Support -- all enabled by default).

    Although the option is visible, the installation location cannot be changed.

    Figure 2.16 MySQL Package Installer Wizard: Installation Type


    Figure 2.17 MySQL Package Installer Wizard: Customize


  6. Click to begin the installation process.

  7. After a successful installation, the installer displays a window with your temporary root password. This cannot be recovered so you must save this password for the initial login to MySQL. For example:

    Figure 2.18 MySQL Package Installer Wizard: Temporary Root Password


    MySQL expires this temporary root password after the initial login and requires you to create a new password.

  8. Summary is the final step and references a successful and complete MySQL Server installation. the wizard.

    Figure 2.19 MySQL Package Installer Wizard: Summary


MySQL server is now installed, but it is not loaded (or started) by default. Use either launchctl from the command line, or start MySQL by clicking 'Start' using the MySQL preference pane. For additional information, see Section 2.4.3, “Installing a MySQL Launch Daemon”, and Section 2.4.4, “Installing and Using the MySQL Preference Pane”. Use the MySQL Preference Pane or launchd to configure MySQL to automatically start at bootup.

When installing using the package installer, the files are installed into a directory within /usr/local matching the name of the installation version and platform. For example, the installer file mysql-5.7.33-osx10.13-x86_64.dmg installs MySQL into /usr/local/mysql-5.7.33-osx10.13-x86_64/ . The following table shows the layout of the installation directory.

Table 2.7 MySQL Installation Layout on macOS

PreferenceMysql Preference Pane Mac Download
DirectoryContents of Directory
binmysqld server, client and utility programs
dataLog files, databases
docsHelper documents, like the Release Notes and build information
includeInclude (header) files
libLibraries
manUnix manual pages
mysql-testMySQL test suite
shareMiscellaneous support files, including error messages, sample configuration files, SQL for database installation
support-filesScripts and sample configuration files
/tmp/mysql.sockLocation of the MySQL Unix socket

During the package installer process, a symbolic link from /usr/local/mysql to the version/platform specific directory created during installation is created automatically.

2.4.2 Installing MySQL on macOS Using Native Packages

The package is located inside a disk image (.dmg) file that you first need to mount by double-clicking its icon in the Finder. It should then mount the image and display its contents.

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Before proceeding with the installation, be sure to stop all running MySQL server instances by using either the MySQL Manager Application (on macOS Server), the preference pane, or mysqladmin shutdown on the command line.

To install MySQL using the package installer:

  1. Download the disk image (.dmg) file (the community version is available here) that contains the MySQL package installer. Double-click the file to mount the disk image and see its contents.

    Figure 2.14 MySQL Package Installer: DMG Contents


  2. Double-click the MySQL installer package from the disk. It is named according to the version of MySQL you have downloaded. For example, for MySQL server 5.7.33 it might be named mysql-5.7.33-osx-10.13-x86_64.pkg.

  3. The initial wizard introduction screen references the MySQL server version to install. Click to begin the installation.

    Figure 2.15 MySQL Package Installer Wizard: Introduction


  4. The MySQL community edition shows a copy of the relevant GNU General Public License. Click and then to continue.

  5. From the Installation Type page you can either click to execute the installation wizard using all defaults, click to alter which components to install (MySQL server, Preference Pane, Launchd Support -- all enabled by default).

    Although the option is visible, the installation location cannot be changed.

    Figure 2.16 MySQL Package Installer Wizard: Installation Type


    Figure 2.17 MySQL Package Installer Wizard: Customize


  6. Click to begin the installation process.

  7. After a successful installation, the installer displays a window with your temporary root password. This cannot be recovered so you must save this password for the initial login to MySQL. For example:

    Figure 2.18 MySQL Package Installer Wizard: Temporary Root Password


    MySQL expires this temporary root password after the initial login and requires you to create a new password.

  8. Summary is the final step and references a successful and complete MySQL Server installation. the wizard.

    Figure 2.19 MySQL Package Installer Wizard: Summary


MySQL server is now installed, but it is not loaded (or started) by default. Use either launchctl from the command line, or start MySQL by clicking 'Start' using the MySQL preference pane. For additional information, see Section 2.4.3, “Installing a MySQL Launch Daemon”, and Section 2.4.4, “Installing and Using the MySQL Preference Pane”. Use the MySQL Preference Pane or launchd to configure MySQL to automatically start at bootup.

When installing using the package installer, the files are installed into a directory within /usr/local matching the name of the installation version and platform. For example, the installer file mysql-5.7.33-osx10.13-x86_64.dmg installs MySQL into /usr/local/mysql-5.7.33-osx10.13-x86_64/ . The following table shows the layout of the installation directory.

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Table 2.7 MySQL Installation Layout on macOS

DirectoryContents of Directory
binmysqld server, client and utility programs
dataLog files, databases
docsHelper documents, like the Release Notes and build information
includeInclude (header) files
libLibraries
manUnix manual pages
mysql-testMySQL test suite
shareMiscellaneous support files, including error messages, sample configuration files, SQL for database installation
support-filesScripts and sample configuration files
/tmp/mysql.sockLocation of the MySQL Unix socket

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During the package installer process, a symbolic link from /usr/local/mysql to the version/platform specific directory created during installation is created automatically.