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mysql_secure_installation - improve MySQL installation security
This program enables you to improve the security of your MySQL installation in the following ways:
You can set a password for
You can remove
accounts that are accessible from outside the local host.
You can remove anonymous-user accounts.
You can remove the
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
helps you implement security recommendations similar to those described at
Section 2.10.4, "Securing the Initial MySQL Accounts".
When executed, the script prompts you to determine which actions to perform.
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