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When attempting to create a new server instance I get an error at the 'Test Settings' step of the creation wizard.

The error:

What check_admin_commands/local
Operation failed: /usr/local/mysql/support-files/mysql.server start is invalid

I'm using MAMP and new to OSX so I'm not sure what the problem is here. I can't find the directory /usr on OSX, should I be changing Workbench's configuration to look elsewhere for mysql.server?

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I'm having the very same issue. Really frustrated. Have you found a solution. –  user5929 Jan 19 '12 at 10:48
    
@John - Looks like someone posted a link to a solution below. –  Nick Chammas Apr 3 '12 at 17:49
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up vote 4 down vote accepted

http://code-remind.blogspot.com.au/2011/12/on-macbookpro-10.html

NOTE: Where the author suggests using the path '/Applications/MAMP/bin/stoptMysql.sh' at the end... there's a typo.

Should be '/Applications/MAMP/bin/stopMysql.sh'

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Thanks, looks like I don't have a my.cnf file, will have to make one. –  amiawizard Apr 3 '12 at 15:37
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Please can you edit in a summary of the contents of the link Rory? –  Jack Douglas Apr 3 '12 at 16:59
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