How To Change MySQL Root Password Using Terminal Ubuntu Server
I want to share how to change mysql root password using terminal. Many times user forget root password then needed reset root password. So I want to be share how change mysql root password using easy method.
Step #01: You can reset mysql root password when you can’t set any password. This method is only after clean installation Mysql server otherwise not working.
Run below command for login mysql terminal using black password.
root@Mysql:~#: mysql -u root -p
mysql> USE mysql; mysql> UPDATE user SET plugin='mysql_native_password' WHERE User='root'; mysql> set password for 'root'@'localhost' = PASSWORD('mySecretPassword'); mysql> FLUSH PRIVILEGES; mysql> exit;
Now restart mysql service using below command.
root@Mysql:~#: service mysql restart
Now see out put below
NOTE: RUNNING ALL PARTS OF THIS SCRIPT IS RECOMMENDED FOR ALL Mysql SERVERS IN PRODUCTION USE! PLEASE READ EACH STEP CAREFULLY! In order to log into Mysql to secure it, we'll need the current password for the root user. If you've just installed Mysql, and you haven't set the root password yet, the password will be blank, so you should just press enter here. Enter current password for root (enter for none): OK, successfully used password, moving on... Setting the root password ensures that nobody can log into the Mysql root user without the proper authorization. You already have a root password set, so you can safely answer 'n'. Change the root password? [Y/n] y ... Success! By default, a Mysqlinstallation has an anonymous user, allowing anyone to log into Mysqlwithout having to have a user account created for them. This is intended only for testing, and to make the installation go a bit smoother. You should remove them before moving into a production environment. Remove anonymous users? [Y/n] y ... Success! Normally, root should only be allowed to connect from 'localhost'. This ensures that someone cannot guess at the root password from the network. Disallow root login remotely? [Y/n] y ... Success! By default, Mysqlcomes with a database named 'test' that anyone can access. This is also intended only for testing, and should be removed before moving into a production environment. Remove test database and access to it? [Y/n] y - Dropping test database... ... Success! - Removing privileges on test database... ... Success! Reloading the privilege tables will ensure that all changes made so far will take effect immediately. Reload privilege tables now? [Y/n] y ... Success! Cleaning up... All done! If you've completed all of the above steps, your Mysql installation should now be secure. Thanks for using Mysql!
Now Enjoy it.