Change the MySQL Root User Password

Posted August 30, 2003 by Quinn McHenry in MySQL

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Simple command for Changing the root user password for MySQL using mysqladmin.

To change the MySQL root password to PaSsWoRd, use:

mysqladmin -u root password PaSsWoRd


About Quinn McHenry

Quinn was one of the original co-founders of Tech-Recipes. He is currently crafting iOS applications as a senior developer at Small Planet Digital in Brooklyn, New York.
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