mysql_secure_installation - improve MySQL installation security
This program enables you to improve the security of your MySQL installation in the following ways:
o You can set a password for root accounts.
o You can remove root accounts that are accessible from outside the local host.
o You can remove anonymous-user accounts.
o You can remove the test database, which by default can be accessed by anonymous users.
Invoke mysql_secure_installation without arguments:
The script will prompt you to determine which actions to perform.
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For more information, please refer to the MySQL Reference Manual, which may already be installed locally and which is also available online