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Alfresco 3 Web Content Management by Vinita Choudhary, Pallika Majmudar, Amita Bhandari, Munwar Shariff

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Installing MySQL

This section describes how to set up a MySQL open source Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) to use with Alfresco. Some of the Alfresco installation wizards install an embedded instance of MySQL that is configured with the correct settings. If you prefer to install MySQL database independently, this section describes the configuration settings that you should use:

  1. Browse to the MySQL download site: http://dev.mysql.com/downloads.
  2. Locate and select the appropriate package for your platform. Alfresco requires MySQL 5.0.67 or higher.
  3. If prompted, specify a location on your system in which to download and install MySQL.
  4. Browse to the location where you downloaded MySQL and double-click on the installer file.
  5. The MySQL Server ...

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