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Linux 2.6 - man page for mysql_secure_installation (linux 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 all users, even
	   anonymous users), and privileges that permit anyone to access databases with names
	   that start with test_.

       mysql_secure_installation helps you implement security recommendations similar to those
       described at Section 2.10.2, "Securing the Initial MySQL Accounts".

       Invoke mysql_secure_installation without arguments:

	   shell> mysql_secure_installation

       When executed, the script prompts you to determine which actions to perform.

       Copyright (C) 1997, 2014, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.

       This documentation is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it only under
       the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation;
       version 2 of the License.

       This documentation is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY
       WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
       PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

       You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with the program;
       if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor,
       Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA or see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.

       For more information, please refer to the MySQL Reference Manual, which may already be
       installed locally and which is also available online at http://dev.mysql.com/doc/.

       Oracle Corporation (http://dev.mysql.com/).

MySQL 5.5				    01/30/2014			     MYSQL_SECURE_INST(1)

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