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An issue is coming up when using older versions of MySQL (prior to 5.7.8) or MariaDB. This can be resolved in Laravel simply by changing your app service provider configuration. After this you might need to rebuild your database using. This will completely reset your database and start off fresh. Alternatively, you can also upgrade your database server. This hasn't been discussed here as it is very system specific. This isn't discussed here but it's very system-specific.