In case you want the privileges of the old system, please take a backup of
the mysql database as inserts and reimport the same in the upgraded server.
If you want a new admin user to be created, then
please check the below page for the syntax:
On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 3:48 AM, Claudio Nanni <claudio.nanni@stripped>wrote:
> Hi Bai,
> I think the best option is to read carefully the installation guide,
> there are some post installation steps to set up initial privileges,
> and everything is explained quite well.
> After that if you still have problems please provide more informations on
> platform and other points
> like the steps and commands you issue and the output you get,
> so you 'help' others to help you, the more you are precise, the more you
> get help.
> Bai Shen wrote:
>> I currently have an application that runs on MySQL 4.0.12. I'd like to
>> update it to the newest version of MySQL so I can have multiple
>> using the one database. However, I'm running into some permissions
>> When I install MySQL 4.0.12 I set up an administrator user. Then I run
>> mysql.exe and I'm able to create a new database for the application. I
>> don't log in or anything like that.
>> Now I've stood up MySQL 5.0.67 on another machine. I've recreated the
>> administrator user, but I'm not sure how to give them the priveleges,
>> I didn't do anything like that with the older version. And when I try to
>> create the database using mysql.exe I get the following error.
>> ERROR 1044 (42000): Access denied for user ''@'localhost' to database
>> So I'm assuming that my permissions aren't setup correctly, but I'm not
>> what I need to change. 5.0.67 seems to handle the administration fairly
>> differently than 4.0.12. Also, I'm not running the newer version as a
>> service. I don't think that would effect things, but I figured I should
>> mention it.
>> Bai Shen
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