RE: mySQL logon Question: SOLVED!!
Thank-you all, your responses were very helpful.
From: Nathan Poznick [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Sunday, May 11, 2003 10:46 PM
Subject: Re: mySQL logon Question
Thus spake Francisco Castellon:
> I do get prompted for the password when I type: "mysql -u username -p"
> However shouldn't I just get prompted for the password whenever I just
> type "mysql" alone? Or at least not get logged in automatically.
No, because the default behavior if you do not give the -u username
option is to log in as your current user, and not giving the -p option
indicates that there is not a password for that user. If simply typing
'mysql' allows you to connect, then you likely need to tighten up the
security a bit.
Nathan Poznick <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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