1. To check: Run mysql --help on the command line
  2. If not, download MySQL from:
  3. Custom install to /opt/mysql (options vary slightly based on operating system)
    1. Choose standard configuration
    2. Install as a windows service (Windows only)
    3. Launch automatically (recommended)
      • If you choose not to do this, make sure that you startup MySQL before you try to run Sakai
    4. Include the bin directory in Path
    5. Don't use an anonymous account
    6. Set your root password to "mysqlpwd1"