You will find all the details you need to set up debian-sys-maint account
GRANT SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE, CREATE, DROP, RELOAD, SHUTDOWN,
PROCESS, FILE, REFERENCES, INDEX, ALTER, SHOW DATABASES, SUPER, CREATE
TEMPORARY TABLES, LOCK TABLES, EXECUTE, REPLICATION SLAVE, REPLICATION
CLIENT ON *.* TO 'debian-sys-maint'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY PASSWORD
'password' WITH GRANT OPTION
BTW, this is my First post.
On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 6:15 PM, Carlos Williams <carloswill@stripped>wrote:
> I am using Debian 'Squeeze' / Testing on with MySQL 5.1.41-3
> installed. It is a fresh install and I was checking all the system
> accounts and noticed that Debian has a 'debian-sys-maint' account on
> 'localhost'. Has anyone ever removed this account? Do I need it or can
> I safely remove this account? I don't understand why it's there. I
> don't want to break MySQL even though there is no data or databases on
> this machine but I would like to keep this as clean as possible.
> Thanks for any input.
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