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Re: Useable guide to first invocation of mariadb - where?

On 05/08/2017 11:06 AM, Richard Owlett wrote:

I then did
  apt-get install mariadb-client mariadb-server

As user I (reasonably) see:
richard@stretch-2nd:~$ mariadb
ERROR 1698 (28000): Access denied for user 'richard'@'localhost'

As root I see:
root@stretch-2nd:/home/richard# mariadb
Welcome to the MariaDB monitor.  Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MariaDB connection id is 10
Server version: 10.1.22-MariaDB- Debian 9.0

I have no experience with this database, but you may wish to check /etc/group and see if there is a mariadb group to add your user to. When trouble shooting with a shotgun, you're bound to get lucky. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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