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From:Darrell Shifflett Date:May 28 1999 4:52am
Subject:Re: Mysql Newbie and errors
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On Fri, 28 May 1999, Bigblock Industries wrote:

> Hi I am a serious Newbie.
> Have just installed mysql on Linux and am getting :
>  [shutdown@ns admin]# /usr/bin/mysqladmin -u root password 
> /usr/bin/mysqladmin: connect to server at 'localhost' failed 
> error: 'Access denied for user: 'root@localhost' (Using password: NO)' 
> What is this and what is this? I am logged on as root...

Hi Amy, its in the manual at If you have set a password

mysql -uroot -pyour_password_here  
Then hit enter and that should get you in the database.

typing: mysqladmin   will get you a list of server commands that
can be used from console. Of course using your uid and password.

Mysql Newbie and errors(Bigblock Industries)28 May
  • Re: Mysql Newbie and errorsDarrell Shifflett28 May