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From:Claudio Nanni Date:September 30 2009 12:18pm
Subject:Re: Unable To Remove User
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Remove manually (delete) the user from all the privilege tables:

delete from columns_priv where user='carlos';
delete from db where user='carlos';
delete from procs_priv where user='carlos';
delete from tables_priv where user='carlos';
delete from user where user='carlos';


this should fix, let me know!


2009/9/30 Carlos Williams <carloswill@stripped>

> On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 11:36 PM, mos <mos99@stripped> wrote:
> > Why don't you just say "Drop User carlos"?
> > Also are you logged in as root?
> In my original message to the board I demonstrated the error I get on
> my server when I attempt to run the 'drop user 'carlos'@'localhost';
> command. Why can't I remove this user from MySQL? I am logged in as
> root on both Linux and MySQL so I don't see why I can't remove
> 'carlos'@'localhost'. It's as if MySQL doesn't understand this user
> exist. He might not exist because I can't login as him however I need
> this entry removed from the "user" table.
> [root@tiger ~]# mysql -u root -p
> Enter password:
> Welcome to the MySQL monitor.  Commands end with ; or \g.
> Your MySQL connection id is 9
> Server version: 5.1.38 Source distribution
> mysql> show grants for 'carlos'@'localhost';
> ERROR 1141 (42000): There is no such grant defined for user 'carlos'
> on host 'localhost'
> mysql> use mysql;
> Reading table information for completion of table and column names
> You can turn off this feature to get a quicker startup with -A
> Database changed
> mysql> select User, Host from user;
> +--------+------------+
> | User   | Host       |
> +--------+------------+
> | carlos | localhost
>  |
> | root   | localhost  |
> +--------+------------+
> 2 rows in set (0.00 sec)
> mysql> drop user 'carlos'@'localhost';
> ERROR 1396 (HY000): Operation DROP USER failed for 'carlos'@'localhost'
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      • Re: Unable To Remove UserClaudio Nanni30 Sep
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