Shulei Lee

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Forget mysql password

  • Edit config of mysql, like /etc/mysql/my.conf
  • Add skip-grant-tables in block [mysqld]
  • Restart mysql, and then you can access mysql without password
  • Update password
update mysql.user  set password=password('newpassword') where user='<username>'
  • Then edit mysql config and delete skip-grant-tables
  • Restart mysql

Then you can access mysql with new password

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