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From:Sasha Pachev Date:April 20 1999 5:11pm
Subject:Re: Why I can not change passwd
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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'
> 
> Jing

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
users.

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