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From:Steve Edberg Date:July 8 2001 5:06pm
Subject:Re: Assigning New Users
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At 8:36 AM -0500 7/8/01, Mike<mickalo>Blezien wrote:
>Hi All,
>When assigning new Users to various databases, and access settings, 
>in order to
>have it take effect immediately, all that is needed is to do a FLUSH 
>or does the MySQL server need to be restarted??

If you use the GRANT statement to assign users/privileges, then you 
do not need to do anything else - effect is immediate.

If you edit the mysql.* tables (eg; user, db, host, etc.) directly 
(not recommended), you need to issue a FLUSH PRIVILEGES to activate 
your changes.


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Assigning New UsersMike<mickalo>Blezien8 Jul
  • Re: Assigning New UsersSteve Edberg8 Jul