Modify the MySQL data directory

The data directory for MySQL is set to /opt/bitnami/mysql/data by default. You can modify the location of this folder modifying the /opt/bitnami/mysql/my.cnf file, as shown below:


Also modify the /opt/bitnami/mysql/scripts/ file to reflect the new directory location:


Finally, move the data/ directory to the new location and restart the database.

Last modification September 5, 2018