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Re: I heard that function password() is isolated in mysql 8
Posted by: Jon Stephens
Date: March 09, 2020 10:09AM

The PASSWORD() function is deprecated in MySQL 5.7, and is no longer supported in MySQL 8.0. See

If you make changes in users/privileges using account management statements such as GRANT, REVOKE, SET PASSWORD, or RENAME USER, it is not necessary to flush the grant tables. See


Jon Stephens
MySQL Documentation Team @ Oracle
Orlando, Florida, USA

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