This topic does not apply to MemSQL Helios.
memsql.cnf file stores engine variables whose values are loaded when a node starts. This file is a compatible extension of MySQL’s
This file is usually located in a MemSQL node’s base directory,
memsql.cnf’s path on a node:
- If your cluster is managed by the MemSQL tools, run the
- If your cluster is managed by the MemSQL Ops, run the MEMSQL-PATH command.
If you receive an error that
memsql.cnf is missing, make sure the permissions are set correctly for this file. By default, the
memsql user must have access to it.
You should not update the
memsql.cnf file directly. Instead, use the methods described in the engine variables overview to set engine variables whose values you want to be loaded when a node starts.