How to reset the mysql root password from mysql safe?

How to reset the mysql root password from mysql safe?

45
0
SHARE
Linux Reseller Hosting

download mysql backup

Steps to reset mysql root password from mysql safe:

# service mysqld stop
# mysqld_safe –skip-grant-tables &

That should start up mysql without the need for a root password. Once in, type
>use mysql
>UPDATE user SET password=PASSWORD(‘newpass’) WHERE user=’root’;
>FLUSH PRIVILEGES;
>quit

That will reset the root password for you.

Kill all old processes to shutdown
# killall -9 mysqld_safe; killall -9 mysqld

Start it up again with
# service mysqld start

Windows Shared Hosting

Our Partner

partner-cloudflare
partner-cloudlinux
partner-cpanel-whm
partner-Paralleles-plesk-panel
partner-sitelock
partners-OpenVZ
R1Soft
partners-RV-Globalsoft
partners-Softaculous-auto-installer
partners-solusvm
partners-whmcs
services-cpanel
services-MySQL
services-Perl
services-swsoft-plesk
support-sevices-php