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Re: error: 'Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)'

On 26.11.2017 15:57, Rainer Dorsch wrote:

> mysqladmin: connect to server at 'localhost' failed
> error: 'Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)'
> error: error running shared postrotate script for '/var/log/mysql/mysql.log /
> var/log/mysql/mysql-slow.log /var/log/mysql/mariadb-slow.log /var/log/mysql/
> error.log '

did you have manual changes in /etc/logrotate.d/mysql-server or
/etc/mysql/debian.cnf? in the last file you will find the credentials
for the user debian-sys-maint who is used for maintenance tasks.

i'm surprised that in the error message above the root user is used.

best regards

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