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From:Paul DuBois Date:July 14 2001 12:14am
Subject:Re: Intalling MySQL
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At 6:32 PM -0500 7/13/01, Mike<mickalo>Blezien wrote:
>Hello all,
>
>I'm a bit confused on this issue of installing MySQL and creating a separate
>user/group ownership. Now I've read thru many resources, and it recommends not
>installing MySQL as root, or is this incorrect??

That's correct, you don't want to run the server as root.

>
>Is it better to create the new user/groups, then install MySQL under these
>user/groups or install MySQL as root, then  after the install, create the new
>user/groups before starting the MySQL server after the install??

Doesn't matter.

>
>THX,
>
>Mike(mickalo)Blezien
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