[CentOS] Re: Request info on managing MySQL
ssilva at sgvwater.com
Mon Sep 22 15:08:38 UTC 2008
on 9-20-2008 6:40 PM Joe Klemmer spake the following:
> Good day/night/whatever fellow techies,
> I've come to a small problem managing mysql on CentOS 4.7 box. When
> I have done things on mysql on my desktop systems it was always just for
> personal use so I would be lazy and put everything under the "test" db
> so I didn't have to deal with all that security. But I find that I need
> to put some db's on the "production" box and could use a little
> I can manage with the bulk of the work but since mysql is all
> pre-configured on RH based systems I don't know where to find the root
> password or any other tidbits needed to get started. Access to the
> grant and other admin db's and tables is all I believe I need. Looking
> through the docs on centos.org didn't reveal anything to me (or I just
> missed it).
I do believe that a default install of Mysql leaves no root password, which
you *should* add as soon as you start the service.
> So the end result of this message is simply can someone point me to the
> howto use mysql on CentOS/RHEL info. I just need to be able to start
> adding db's and such. Once there I'm good to go.
> Thank you in advance,
>  I know, I should upgrade but, as I mentioned, I'm a real lazy guy.
4.7 just came out. So what are you lazy about upgrading?
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