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Changing the Location of the My SQL Database Directory

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I'm new to My SQL . I installed My SQL version 5.2.38 and the default Directory location for the database is Program Data/MySQL/MySQL Server 5.5/data . Is this controled with the my.ini file? How can I change the location so can put the data on the server directory?

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Mike
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Yes you can change the default datadir in my.ini.

But do a backup before an stop the MySql services
http://technicians-blog.kingcomputer.com.au/how-to-move-mysql-database-on-windows-server/
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Got it,
Thank you,
Mike
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