Tag - MySQL root password

Reset MySQL root password without restarting MySQL (no downtime!)

Disclaimer: Reset the MySQL root password at your own risk! It doesn’t apply if you’re using Pluggable authentication and certainly won’t be usable if/when MySQL system tables are stored on InnoDB
Reset MySQL root password with care!
What is the situation?
The situation is the classic “need to reset MySQL root password” but you cannot restart MySQL (because it […]

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