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CentOS 7.0 - man page for mysql_secure_installation (centos section 1)

MYSQL_SECURE_INST(1)					       MySQL Database System					      MYSQL_SECURE_INST(1)

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: shell> mysql_secure_installation 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 at
Sun Microsystems, Inc. ( MySQL 5.1 04/06/2010 MYSQL_SECURE_INST(1)
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