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From:Paul DuBois Date:March 31 2003 10:32pm
Subject:Re: What does the "user" parameter in my.ini on Windows do?
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At 11:57 -0800 3/31/03, Michael Shulman wrote:
>The first time I run winmysqladmin, it creates a my.ini file for me in the
>windows directory. It prompts for a username and password, recommended for
>first time users, it says.
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>What does the "user=" and "password=" fields in the my.ini file do? They
>don't seem related to the "mysql" command line tool.

They allow winmysqladmin to connect to the server as a client.

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>They're in the section like this:
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>[WinMySQLadmin]
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>Server=C:/mysql/bin/mysqld-max-nt.exe
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>User=root
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>Password=xxxxxx


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What does the "user" parameter in my.ini on Windows do?Michael Shulman1 Apr
  • Re: What does the "user" parameter in my.ini on Windows do?Paul DuBois1 Apr