Can we remove the world-writable permission from /mysql in Performance Center?

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Article ID: 207840

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Issue/Introduction

Can we remove the world-writable permission from /mysql in Performance Center?

[[email protected] mysql]# ls -lah
total 1.7M
drwxrwxr-x   2 root root 4.0K Jan  6  2020 .
dr-xr-xr-x. 21 root root 4.0K Apr 29  2020 ..
-rwxrwxrwx   1 root root 8.5K Jan 26  2011 time_zone.frm
-rwxrwxrwx   1 root root 3.8K Jan 26  2011 time_zone.MYD
-rwxrwxrwx   1 root root 8.0K Jan 26  2011 time_zone.MYI
-rwxrwxrwx   1 root root 8.5K Jan 26  2011 time_zone_name.frm
-rwxrwxrwx   1 root root 106K Jan 26  2011 time_zone_name.MYD
-rwxrwxrwx   1 root root  11K Jan 26  2011 time_zone_name.MYI
-rwxrwxrwx   1 root root 8.5K Jan 26  2011 time_zone_transition.frm
-rwxrwxrwx   1 root root 627K Jan 26  2011 time_zone_transition.MYD
-rwxrwxrwx   1 root root 697K Jan 26  2011 time_zone_transition.MYI
-rwxrwxrwx   1 root root 8.6K Jan 26  2011 time_zone_transition_type.frm
-rwxrwxrwx   1 root root  94K Jan 26  2011 time_zone_transition_type.MYD
-rwxrwxrwx   1 root root  37K Jan 26  2011 time_zone_transition_type.MYI

Environment

Release : 20.2.7 and prior supported releases

Component : CA Performance Center

Resolution

This directory can actually be removed completely as if it exists in the /mysql location, it was placed there in error.  Defect DE492603 will introduce the prevention of this directory being created in error.