try to get phpmyadmin to work

William Attwood wattwood at gmail.com
Fri Apr 24 13:01:52 MDT 2009


I agree, connecting as root isn't the best way to do things.
grant all on *.* to user at host identified by 'password';

than use that user to connect.

almost the same thing, I suppose - might want to do a better grant..

--Will



On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 12:54 PM, Doran L. Barton <fozz at iodynamics.com>wrote:

> On Friday 24 April 2009 12:48:53 William Attwood wrote:
> > Sometimes the encryption messes up in MySQL.
> > head to your mysql.users table:
> > select user, password, host from mysql.users;
> >
> > than
> >
> > select md5('#helloworld3') from dual;
> >
> > see if the 2 outputs for "root" are the same.
>
> This whole connecting-to-your-database-as-root business always makes me
> skittish. PostgreSQL FTW!
>
> Incidentally, Linux Magazine is pushing a "Given the shaky outlook for
> MySQL,
> consider PostgreSQL" article today:
>
>  < http://www.linux-mag.com/id/7306/1/ >
>
> "Looking for a mature, open source database that’s not owned by Oracle?
> Whether you’re already a fan or are looking for alternatives, now might be
> a
> good time to take a look PostgreSQL. The latest release of Postgres has a
> slew
> of built-in features that allow you to improve both performance and systems
> administration. Learn how you take advantage of them. "
>
> --
> Doran L. "Fozz" Barton <fozz at iodynamics.com>
> Open-source developer, sysadmin, consultant, and all-around geeky dude
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>    -- Headline seen in newspaper
>
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William Attwood
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