MySQL

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MySQL


You can use the MySQL connector from the CData Sync application to capture data from MySQL and move it to any supported destination. To do so, you need to add the connector, authenticate to the connector, and complete your connection.

Add the MySQL Connector

To enable Sync to use data from MySQL, you first must add the connector, as follows:

  1. Open the Connections page of the Sync dashboard.

  2. Click Add Connection to open the Select Connectors page.

  3. Click the Sources tab and locate the MySQL row.

  4. Click the Configure Connection icon at the end of that row to open the New Connection page. If the Configure Connection icon is not available, click the Download Connector icon to install the MySQL connector. For more information about installing new connectors, see Connections.

Authenticate to MySQL

After you add the connector, you need to set the required properties.

  • Connection Name - Enter a connection name of your choice.

  • Server - Enter the host name or IP address of the server that hosts the MySQL database. To connect to the database from the same machine, enter localhost as the value for Server.

  • Port - Enter the port number of the server that hosts the MySQL database. The default port value is 3306.

CData Sync supports authenticating to MySQL in several ways. Select your authentication method below to proceed to the relevant section that contains the authentication details.

Password

To connect with your user credentials, set the following properties:

  • Auth Scheme: Select Password.

  • User: Enter the username that you use to authenticate to your MySQL account.

  • Password: Enter the password that you use to authenticate to your MySQL account.

NTLM

To connect with your NTLM user credentials, specify the following properties:

  • Auth Scheme – Select NTLM.

  • Domain - Enter the domain name for a Microsoft Windows (NTLM) security login.

  • NTLM Version - Select your NTLM version. The default version is 1.

Azure Active Directory

To connect with your Azure Active Directory credentials, specify the following properties:

  • Auth Scheme – Select AzureAD.

  • User - Enter the username that you use to authenticate to your MySQL account.

  • Azure Tenant - Enter the Microsoft Online tenant to which you want to connect. If you do not specify a tenant, CData Sync uses the default tenant.

  • OAuth Client Id - Enter the client Id that you were assigned when you registered your application with an OAuth authorization server.

  • OAuth Client Secret - Enter the client secret that you were assigned when you registered your application with an OAuth authorization server.

AzurePassword

To connect with an Azure password, specify these settings:

  • Auth Scheme - Select AzurePassword.

  • User - Enter the username that you use to authenticate to Azure.

  • Password - Enter the password that you use to authenticate to Azure.

  • Azure Tenant - Enter the Id of the Azure Tenant under which your OAuth and client applications were created. This Id is available under Directory (tenant) ID on the Overview page of one of the applications.

Azure Managed Service Identity

To connect with your Azure Managed Service Identity credentials, specify the following properties:

  • Auth Scheme - Select AzureMSI.

  • Azure Tenant - Enter the directory (tenant) Id. This Id is available on the Overview page of the OAuth application that you use to authenticate to MySQL on Azure.

AWS IAM Roles

To connect with your IAM user credentials, specify the following properties:

  • Auth Scheme - Select AwsIAMRoles.

  • AWS Access Key - Enter your Amazon Web Services (AWS) account access key. This value is available on you AWS security-credentials page.

  • AWS Secret - Enter your Amazon Web Services (AWS) account secret. This value is available on you AWS security-credentials page.

  • AWS Role Arn - Enter the Amazon Resource Name of the role that you want to use when you authenticate.

AWS EC2 Roles

When you run CData Sync on an EC2 instance, CData Sync can authenticate by using the IAM role that is assigned to the instance. Select AwsEC2Roles for Auth Scheme to use that role. No additional properties are required.

LDAP

To connect with LDAP credentials, specify the following properties:

  • Auth Scheme - Select LDAP.

  • User - Enter the username that you use to authenticate to your MySQL account.

  • Password - Enter the password that you use to authenticate to your MySQL account.

Complete Your Connection

To complete your connection:

  1. Specify these properties:

    • Database (optional) - Enter the default database to which you want to connect when you connect to the MySQL server.

    • Use SSL (optional) - Specify whether you want to use the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol. The default value is False.

  2. Define advanced connection settings on the Advanced tab. (In most cases, though, you should not need these settings.)

  3. Click Connect to MySQL to connect to your MySQL account.

  4. Click Create & Test to create your connection.

Enable Binary Logging (for Change Data Capture)

Change data capture (CDC) is enabled automatically for the MySQL database. However, you must enable binary logging for MySQL replication. Binary logs record transaction updates so replication tools can generate changes. You need the following prerequisites in order to enable binary logging:

  • a MySQL server

  • the appropriate MySQL user privileges

Enable Binary Logging

  1. Determine whether binary logging is enabled by submitting the following statement from a MySQL prompt:

    SHOW VARIABLES LIKE 'log_bin';
    

    If the option is not enabled (that is, your receive an OFF message), configure the following options in the MySQL Server configuration file:

    server-id         = 223344
    log_bin           = mysql-bin
    binlog_format     = ROW
    binlog_row_image  = FULL
    expire_logs_days  = 10
    

    Descriptions of these options are available in MySQL binlog Configuration Properties.

  2. Verify that binary logging is enabled by resubmitting this statement:

    SHOW VARIABLES LIKE 'log_bin';
    

MySQL Binary-Logging Configuration Properties

This section describes the values for options that are used earlier in step 1:

  • server-id - This value is a unique Id for each server and each replication client in the MySQL cluster.

  • log_bin - The value for this option is the base name of the sequence of binlog files.

  • binlog_format - The format value for this option is must be set either to ROW or row.

  • binlog_row_image - The value for this option must be set to FULL or full.

  • expire_logs_days - This value is the number of days before the binlog file is removed automatically. The default value is 0, which means that there is no automatic removal. Set the value to match the needs of your environment.

More Information

For more information about interactions between CData Sync and MySQL, see MySQL Connector for CData Sync.