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From:Olaf Stein Date:July 23 2007 5:04pm
Subject:Re: su-like functionality
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That does not work ...
Ownership should not be an issue as all files should belong to the mysql
user anyway
Just create a second user for the individual databases (you could also just
create one account that can do everything, though I do not recommend that)
with more rights and use that account for administrative work


On 7/23/07 4:19 AM, "Carlo Sogono" <carlo.sogono@stripped> wrote:

> Is there a way for mysql to login as an administrator and "su" to a
> normal user?
> What I'd like to achieve is a way to log in to our clients' accounts (we
> are a web-hosting company) without having to use their passwords. Having
> to su keeps ownerships and stuff like that in check.
> Thanks in advance,
> Carlo

Olaf Stein
Center for Quantitative and Computational Biology
Columbus Children's Research Institute
700 Children's Drive
phone: 1-614-355-5685
cell: 1-614-843-0432
email: steino@stripped

su-like functionalityCarlo Sogono23 Jul
  • Re: su-like functionalityOlaf Stein23 Jul
  • Re: su-like functionalityMogens Melander24 Jul
    • Re: su-like functionalityCarlo Sogono24 Jul
      • Re: su-like functionalityMogens Melander24 Jul
    • Re: su-like functionalityPete Harlan25 Jul
  • RE: su-like functionalityOlaf Stein25 Jul