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From:Jani Tolonen Date:April 9 1999 4:07am
Subject:forgot root password
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Harmony writes:
 > Hi, I forgot the root password for MySQL server.
 > What can I do now?
 > 
 > Please help. Thanks.

Hello!

Login as root, or as the person that mysqld is running as.
Kill the mysqld process. Restart mysqld with --skip-grant (or -Sg)
and use "mysql" to change password. Do mysqladmin reload.

Yours,

Jani

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