Linux and mysql

02-06-21 7:34 simon

The current mysql has root disabled (good) but new ways to set up users (consfusing).

This sets up a news user with all privileges and settings.

sudo mysql -p -u root          
Enter password: password
Welcome to the MariaDB monitor.  Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MariaDB connection id is 348
Server version: 10.3.23-MariaDB-0+deb10u1 Debian 10

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Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the current input statement.
MariaDB [(none)]> CREATE USER 'user'@'%' IDENTIFIED BY 'password';         
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.001 sec)

MariaDB [(none)]> GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON *.* TO 'user'@'%' WITH GRANT OPTION;         
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.001 sec)

Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.001 sec)

You can now login using the user and password you set, you can also use them in phpmyadmin.