bill william at
Sat Jun 27 18:05:33 UTC 2009

Wade Smart wrote:
> bill wrote:
>> I installed phpMyAdmin, without difficulty, setting the password to be 
>> the same as my mySQL password.  When I go to the phpMyAdmin page, it 
>> loads but will not accept the user/password I think I gave it.
>> 1) how can I reset the password in phpMyAdmin, or do I need to 
>> uninstall/reinstall it ?
>> 2) my user name is william, but it is saying, "#1045  - Access denied 
>> for user 'william'@'localhost' (using password:YES).
>> -- 
>> Bill Drescher
>> william {at} TechServSys {dot} com
> 20090627 1255 GMT-5
> Did you create a username for localhost in mysql?
> Note: you cant do this through phpmyadmin.
> Wade
Thanks Wade,
I accepted the defaults when I installed the server, giving the same 
password for all requests. 
When I type mysql on the command line, I am told: Access denied for 
If I sudo mysql, I get the same denial for root.


Bill Drescher
william {at} TechServSys {dot} com

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