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Re: ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)
Posted by: Felix Bowman
Date: April 03, 2008 03:14AM

From what I've noticed with MySQL 5.0.51 and up, if you're trying to login with an account other than root that you have a password set for and you try it with host set as localhost, it will not work. If you don't specify a password, it will log you in.

On the other hand, it works as intended if your host is set as

I'm not sure if the functionality changed and I missed it or if this is a bug.

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