Revive Adserver Installation Fails: Can Not Execute "SET NAMES" Query.
During a new installation of Revive Adserver on MySQL, after asking for the details of the database to install into, Revive Adserver gives an error that it can not execute a "SET NAMES" query, and notes that there is an "Unknown character set".
The underlying MySQL installation may have become corrupted after an upgrade of MySQL. To confirm, connect to the MySQL server, and run the following command:
If the MySQL installation is corrupted, the following error will be returned:
To resolve the issue with MySQL, see: