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Posted on 2011-09-14
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Hi,

I am running a help desk package that uses MySQL 4.0.16.

I am going to be creating a Master and Slave setup described in the article:
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/4.1/en/replication.html

The Slave Database will be running off site. My question is if the connection breaks between master and slave, will the slave automatically pick up  the replication after the connection is restored?
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I think you will have to manually restart the slave.  That's why it's good to have a monitoring tool to check the slave status.  We use Nagios check_mysql_health plugin (http://exchange.nagios.org/directory/Plugins/Databases/MySQL/check_mysql_health/details) - it checks a lot of other things (actually, too many things in my opinion).  You can search the same site for other alternatives.
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MySQL version 4.1 is ancient. There were lots of bugs with replication in the earlier
versions of MySQL. You should looking at upgrading to MySQL 5.5 or version 5.1 for
reasonable replication.
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