Enable MySQL server query logging

  1. View current state of variables:
    SHOW VARIABLES LIKE "general_log%";
  2. Set log location:
    SET GLOBAL general_log_file = 'C:/Temp/QueryLog.log';
  3. Enable logging:
    SET GLOBAL general_log = 'ON';
  4. Disable logging again (for improved database performance and disk usage):
    SET GLOBAL general_log = 'OFF';
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