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Re: Ubuntu 22.04. Getting error when running "sudo mysql_secure_installation".
Posted by: Thomas Childers
Date: June 20, 2023 05:18AM

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Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Desktop Gnome. MySQL 8. Server version: 8.0.33-0ubuntu0.22.04.2 (Ubuntu)

Details of error: How to fix? I'm new to sql. Also see here: https: //imgur. com/HJ5imhH.png

advait@advait-Bravo-15-A4DDR:~$ sudo mysql_secure_installation [sudo] password for advait:

Securing the MySQL server deployment.

Connecting to MySQL using a blank password.

The 'validate_password' component is installed on the server.

The subsequent steps will run with the existing configuration of the component. Please set the password for root here.

New password:

Re-enter new password:

Estimated strength of the password: 25 Do you wish to continue with the password provided?(Press y|Y for Yes, any other key for No) : y

... Failed! Error: SET PASSWORD has no significance for user 'root'@'localhost' as the authentication method used doesn't store authentication data in the MySQL server. Please consider using ALTER USER instead if you want to change authentication parameters.
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Here was my attempt to fix. Didn't work. How to reset the password?

advait@advait-Bravo-15-A4DDR:~$ sudo k illall -9 mysql_secure_installation
mysql_secure_installation: no process found

advait@advait-Bravo-15-A4DDR:~$ sudo mysql Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g. Your MySQL connection id is 20 Server version: 8.0.33-0ubuntu0.22.04.2 (Ubuntu)

Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the current input statement.

mysql> ALTER USER 'root'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED WITH mysql_native_password BY 'SetRootPasswordHere'; Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.01 sec)

mysql> exit Bye

advait@advait-Bravo-15-A4DDR:~$ sudo mysql_secure_installation

Securing the MySQL server deployment.

Enter password for user root: Error: Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)

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