This isn't the appropriate list to direct this question to.  I suggest
one of the MySQL help lists or a careful reading of the documentation,
which tells you exactly what you need to know.
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naturalaxis |

On Wed, 2004-08-18 at 14:43 -0400, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> Ok, thanks to many people's help, I have managed to install MySQL right and 
> login as root with no password. However, MySQL will not allow to log in to my 
> databases as root. Is this normal, because when I try it brings back the old 
> access denies: [EMAIL PROTECTED] thing.
> So I thought maybe I just have to figure out how to create accounts, and then 
> configure them to be all access. I have read the manual on  creating 
> accounts, but for some reason it doesn't work. Here is how it goes:
> I access mysql.exe and put in this:
> mysql> GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON *.* TO 'user'@'localhost'
> Then I hit enter. It starts me off with an indented down arrow and I finish 
> the GRANT command.
>     ->     IDENTIFIED BY 'password' WITH GRANT OPTION;
> Then I hit enter. IT gives me another down arrow. I hit enter again and again 
> and again and all it does is give me more indented down arrows...  What now?

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