I’ll be engaging from a Liquid net Core Managed CentOS half-dozen.5 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.
Login to MySQL
First we’ll login to the MySQL server from the command line with the following command:
In this case, I’ve given the user root with the -u flag, thus used the -p flag so MySQL prompts for a positive identification. Enter your current positive identification to finish the login.
If you would like to vary your root (or any other) positive identification within the information, then follow this tutorial on dynamical a positive identification for MySQL via the command.
You should currently be at a MySQL prompt that appears terribly just like this:
Create MySQL User
We’ll create a user with the name testuser , and the password test123test!.
That’s it, congratulations! In just one command you’ve created your first MySQL user. However, this user won’t be able to do anything with MySQL until they are granted additional privileges. In fact, they won’t even be able to login without additional permissions.
To give the new user proper permissions, work through our tutorial on granting permissions to MySQL user’s via the command line.
View a List of MySQL Users
Viewing a full list of MySQL users, including the host they’re associated with, can be done with the following select statement: