Mysql root password is the same of root one?

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yeknafar
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Mysql root password is the same of root one?

Post by yeknafar » 2021/04/23 11:39:55

Hello

When we start a server root password and mysql root password are the same?

Why and when do we need to change mysql root password?

Thanks

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Re: Mysql root password is the same of root one?

Post by TrevorH » 2021/04/23 11:54:21

No, they are entirely separate things and by default the root mysql password is not set at all on a fresh install.
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Re: Mysql root password is the same of root one?

Post by yeknafar » 2021/04/23 12:41:51

How is it set at first?

Is it a security thing to change Mysql root password like root password sometimes?

Thank you for your help, I do not know about this subject.

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Re: Mysql root password is the same of root one?

Post by TrevorH » 2021/04/23 14:14:35

I'd suggest running mysql_secure_installation as one of the first things you do after installing it. It prompts you to change the root password and disable a bunch of other stuff.
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