\fBMYSQL_SECURE_INSTSection: MySQL Database System (1)
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NAMEmysql_secure_installation - improve MySQL installation security
- You can set a password for root accounts.
- You can remove root accounts that are accessible from outside the local host.
- You can remove anonymous-user accounts.
You can remove the
database, which by default can be accessed by anonymous users.
Invoke mysql_secure_installation without arguments:
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SEE ALSOFor more information, please refer to the MySQL Reference Manual, which may already be installed locally and which is also available online at http://dev.mysql.com/doc/.
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