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From:Gerald Clark Date:July 11 2001 5:12pm
Subject:Re: Cannot Login as ROOT
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Neil Barnes wrote:

> Hi everyone.
> Please see below, I cannot login as the root user in MySQL. 
> Access-Denied .... any ideas anyone?
> 
> My System = RedHat Linux 7.0 (all latest patches applied)   Intel 
> Pentium III
> 
> MySQL rpm's installed =
> 
> MySQL-3.23.39-1.i386.rpm
> MySQL-client-3.23.39-1.i386.rpm
> MySQL-shared-3.23.39-1.i386.rpm
> 
> Installed OK no problem.
> 
> I ran mysql_install_db no problem.
> 
> Now try to install new root password...as per documentation....
> 
> [root@mail mysql]# mysqladmin -password FalsePass

If your password is "assword" , then this should work.

-password means with the password "assword"

password meadn the following word is the new password.


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Gerald L. Clark
gerald_clark@stripped

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Cannot Login as ROOTNeil Barnes11 Jul
  • Re: Cannot Login as ROOTGerald Clark11 Jul
RE: Cannot Login as ROOTSimon Green11 Jul