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From:Antony T Curtis Date:December 18 2011 5:34pm
Subject:Re: ::1 root entry in mysql.user
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::1 is the IPv6 address for localhost.

On 18 Dec 2011, at 09:17, lourenstcc wrote:

>
> Hi,
>
> I installed mysql for mac os x. Now I am inspecting mysql.user and I
> see entries for root which I am not to confident with.
> On a debian installation there is no host=::1 entry
> Can you explain this entry? (Could I have inadvertantly made it  
> myself?)
>
>
>
> Here:
> mysql> select user, host, password from mysql.user;
> +-----------+---------------- 
> +-------------------------------------------+
> | user      | host           |  
> password                                  |
> +-----------+---------------- 
> +-------------------------------------------+
> | root      | localhost      |   |
> | root      | mbprebel.local |   |
> | root      | 127.0.0.1      |    |
> | root      | ::1             
> |                                           |
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Lourens
>
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::1 root entry in mysql.userlourenstcc18 Dec
  • Re: ::1 root entry in mysql.userReindl Harald18 Dec
  • Re: ::1 root entry in mysql.userAntony T Curtis18 Dec