MySQL Error Command "error 1016 can't open file" — What is this error? How do you typically resolve it?
MySQL Error 1016 — What Is It?
The error describes a situation where access to a required file is blocked. This can be the result of either dump (backup) was not created properly or read/write access to the output location.
Here is the error format, returning the the appropriate error number:
Error: 1016 SQLSTATE: HY000 (ER_CANT_OPEN_FILE)
Message: Can't open file: '%s' (errno: %d)
MySQL Error 1016 — What Are the Causes?
This error is caused by following:
MySQL Error 1016 — Solutions
The following are possible solutions to the problem based on each situation:
The MySQL error 1016 arises from flawed maintenance of resources, and this can also be due to lack of maintenance scripts which entail operations to check the health of the system. Upgrades or patch installations can cause this issue. To avoid serious issues and loss of data, proper precautions should be taken in addition to astute configuration.
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