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From:John Daisley Date:July 23 2009 1:01pm
Subject:Re: How do you show ALL grants for a username?
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Use information_schema!

select * from information_schema.user_privileges where  grantee like
"'madc'@%";

Should get you what you need.

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On Wed, 2009-07-22 at 12:58 -0700, Daevid Vincent wrote:

> (root@localhost) [(none)]> SELECT CONCAT('SHOW GRANTS FOR \'', user
> ,'\'@\'', host, '\';') AS mygrants FROM mysql.user ORDER BY mygrants;
> +-------------------------------------------------+
> | mygrants                                        |
> +-------------------------------------------------+
> | SHOW GRANTS FOR ''@'localhost';                 |
> | SHOW GRANTS FOR ''@'pse01';                     |
> | SHOW GRANTS FOR 'debian-sys-maint'@'localhost'; |
> | SHOW GRANTS FOR 'madc'@'%';                     |
> | SHOW GRANTS FOR 'madc'@'10.10.10.%';            |
> | SHOW GRANTS FOR 'madc'@'10.10.10.42';           |
> | SHOW GRANTS FOR 'madc'@'127.0.0.1';             |
> | SHOW GRANTS FOR 'madc'@'localhost';             |
> | SHOW GRANTS FOR 'root'@'127.0.0.1';             |
> | SHOW GRANTS FOR 'root'@'localhost';             |
> | SHOW GRANTS FOR 'slave'@'10.10.10.%';           |
> | SHOW GRANTS FOR 'slave_user'@'%';               |
> +-------------------------------------------------+
> 
> But how do I see all the grants that "madc" has? I would have expected the %
> wildcard to work, but mysql uses it as a literal!?
> 
> (root@localhost) [(none)]> SHOW GRANTS FOR 'madc'@'%';
> +---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> -----------------------------------------------------+
> | Grants for madc@%
> |
> +---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> -----------------------------------------------------+
> | GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON *.* TO 'madc'@'%' IDENTIFIED BY PASSWORD
> '*3A4AE615A4AC13515847C40F6F34892B51A6D209' WITH GRANT OPTION |
> | GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON `misc`.* TO 'madc'@'%' WITH GRANT OPTION
> |
> | GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON `elog`.* TO 'madc'@'%' WITH GRANT OPTION
> |
> +---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> -----------------------------------------------------+
> 
> (root@localhost) [(none)]> SHOW GRANTS FOR 'madc';
> +---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> -----------------------------------------------------+
> | Grants for madc@%
> |
> +---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> -----------------------------------------------------+
> | GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON *.* TO 'madc'@'%' IDENTIFIED BY PASSWORD
> '*3A4AE615A4AC13515847C40F6F34892B51A6D209' WITH GRANT OPTION |
> | GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON `misc`.* TO 'madc'@'%' WITH GRANT OPTION
> |
> | GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON `elog`.* TO 'madc'@'%' WITH GRANT OPTION
> |
> +---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> -----------------------------------------------------+
> 
> (root@localhost) [(none)]> SHOW GRANTS FOR 'madc'@;
> ERROR 1141 (42000): There is no such grant defined for user 'madc' on host
> ''
> 
> 


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How do you show ALL grants for a username?Daevid Vincent23 Jul
  • Re: How do you show ALL grants for a username?John Daisley23 Jul