[CentOS] Installing & activating mysql in CentOS 5

Wed Sep 17 14:30:54 UTC 2008
Rob Taylor <centos at uspec.co.uk>

> Steve Huff wrote:
>> On Sep 17, 2008, at 9:52 AM, Andrew Allen wrote:
>>> documentation on this anywhere?  Also, what's the current opinion/ 
>>> advice
>>> on a graphical user interface for mysql please?
>> it's hard to go wrong with phpMyAdmin (http://www.phpmyadmin.net/),  
>> which you can get from RPMforge.
> Even that won't work without installing the server component of mysql,
> which is in the mysql-server package. And giving the security track
> record of phpMyAdmin, I'd rather stay away from that.
> There is some graphical mysqladmin tool, but I cannot remember its name
> ...
> Cheers,
> Ralph

I would also say to stay away from PHPMyAdmin because of the security issues, I would recommend: