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Replication between Percona 5.6 master and Community 5.1 slave

nichenivnicheniv EntrantCurrent User Role Beginner
Is it possible to setup replication between Percona 5.6 master and Community 5.1 slave.. I was trying to find some resources online but couldnt.. Please help me !!


  • scott.nemesscott.nemes MySQL Sage Current User Role Patron
    When replicating between different major versions (i.e. 5.1 and 5.6), the slave should generally be newer than the master. So while I have not tested this case specifically, I doubt it will work.

    It may be possible to do the reverse; a 5.1 master and a 5.6 slave, but generally only one major jump in version is supported (i.e. from a 5.1 master to a 5.5 slave). Take a look at the below link to the manual for more details:
  • nichenivnicheniv Entrant Current User Role Beginner
    I have heard there are some hacks to achieve that .. Any one has any documented references ??
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