Jingyi Zhou wrote:
> Help Please :
> Why I can not change passwd ?
> What is "anonymous users" ,
> Why I am running as "anonymous users"
> Shell> mysqladmin -u mysql password abcd
> ERROR MESSAGE :
> Shell>mysqladmin: unable to change password; error: 'You are using MySQL
> as an anonymo
> us users and anonymous users are not allowed to change passwords'
Apparently user mysql does not exist in the mysql
privilige system, so -u mysql makes you anonymous. Try
mysqladmin -uroot instead, this will always work, and
rember that mysql users exist separately from Unix