Removal of folder /mysql from the root directory on CAPC
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Removal of folder /mysql from the root directory on CAPC


Article ID: 17100


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CA Infrastructure Management CA Performance Management - Usage and Administration


Upon installation of CA Performance Center,  the application creates a /mysql folder, in the root directory.

Some customers would like to remove all unknown and un-needed files and folders from the root directory

Can the /mysql folder be removed from the root directory of a CA Performance Center system?


CA Performance Center, all versions


The /mysql can be safely removed from the root directory, as these files are not used by the product

Additional Information

This applies only to the /mysql folder that gets written to the root directory; /

This folder contains only time zone files that were used in a formative stage of the product's development, and it is no longer used