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Resetting MySQL password


How to reset MySQL ‘root’ password ?

Solution :

-> Stop the mysql daemon.

/etc/init.d/mysqld stop

-> Run the following commands :

mysqld_safe –skip-grant-tables &
mysql -u root
mysql> use mysql;
mysql> update user set password=PASSWORD(“newrootpassword”) where User=’root’;
mysql> flush privileges;
mysql> quit

-> Restart the service.

/etc/init.d/mysqld stop
/etc/init.d/mysqld start

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October 13, 2012 - Posted by | Linux

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