MySQL 8.0.38 does not start after cPanel cpupdate


We have identified an issue with MySQL during the nightly cPanel cpupdate.

The update to MySQL version 8.0.38 caused MySQL to fail when trying to start.

This appears to have impacted only a small percentage of servers on our network, however all impacted servers have been fixed, as per cPanel's recommendations.

Began at:

Affected components
  • Dedicated Servers
  • Web Hosting