[oclug] MySQL Question
cmccrank at atlsci.com
Fri Feb 23 09:00:35 EST 2001
Thanks, but I would need to keep the current passwords as they are needed by the programs that use mysql and I can't find
So again, if I copy all the databases, even the mysql one which contains all the passwords, would the current passwords
migrate to the new installation.
rgiffin at cangurus.com wrote:
> Just delete the passwords as root, then re-assign them. And yes, you can just transfer the files to the new installation.
> On Fri, 23 February 2001, Collin McCrank wrote:
> > Does anyone know if there is a way to find out a user password in
> > MySQL? I can get in using the root account but there are a couple of
> > users that I need to find out the password for.
> > The reason I am asking is I have to totally rebuild this machine and the
> > person who set it up before is no longer employed by us and doesn't
> > remember the passwords. The programs that he created need to access
> > mysql and need passwords.
> > I have backed up the mysql databased with tar. Is there a way for me to
> > just import these databases, passwords and all into a new installation?
> > Thanks
> > Collin
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