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Creating Users and Setting Permissions in MySQL


MySQL is an extremely powerful database, but in order to properly maximize its potential you may need to learn how to set up users and their respective permissions. In this article Ryan takes a look at using the MySQL console application to create users and grant permissions to them. He also shows us how to grant permissions from remote hosts, how to reduce user privledges and more.

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By: Ryan Schwiebert
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May 21, 2002
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. · Creating Users and Setting Permissions in MySQL
  2. · Opening the MySQL console application
  3. · Reducing User Privileges
  4. · Conclusion

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Creating Users and Setting Permissions in MySQL - Conclusion
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In this article you have learned the basics of how to use the MySQL Console program to create users and grant privileges to those users on various MySQL databases.

Learning how to do this properly will help to ensure the security of your MySQL databases as well as allow you to effectively manage the data contained within your databases.

This information can also help you to create an account that can access your MySQL database with a MySQL front-end such as mysqlfront, but we'll leave that tutorial for another day.
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