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Create a new MySQL user from the command line


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Create and add a user to a MySQL database using the command line.

Run MySQL

Open MySQL using the below command. The username should be your root user or an admin user with access for creating other users.

mysql -u username -p # Enter password when asked
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Create a database and a user

Create a new database (if required) and create a new user. Grant permissions to the database for the user.

create database dbname; create user 'dbusername'@'locahost' identified by 'dbpassword'; grant all privileges on dbname.* to 'dbusername'@'locahost'; flush privileges;
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