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Old 03-16-2013, 11:07 AM   #1
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Angry ubuntu 12.04 mysql user log in error

Hi everybody! This is my first post. I am working on defining a mysql database for use in my application. Don't want to use root user to update my tables. So, defined a new user using phpmysql interface and limited user access to a specific database and table. Everything seems to be fine but I can not log into mysql with the new user name. Get an error message saying user can not log in.

I am using mysql 5.5 on ubuntu 12.04. Any ideas?
Old 03-17-2013, 09:00 AM   #2
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Are you doing remote loggin in? Or just locally inside the server with mysql console? If from remote, you will need to allow source IPs in MySQL.
Old 03-25-2013, 10:43 AM   #3
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I have tried both. However, when I add a new user from CLI I am able to login. But, when I add in a new user using phpmysql, the new user is not allowed to log into mysql. Any ideas?
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The user you add befoce is correctly in mysql.user? the host, the privileges ......
did phpmysql flushed privileges?
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No, I don't know. How do find out if phpmysql has flushed the privileges.
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If you set privileges yourself in `mysql`.`user` of phpmyadmin doing checking and unchecking radio buttons, you will face this problem.
You have to give privileges to user in proper way.
If you want to restrict user to access a single data base.
Try this

Although if you want to flush privileges, try this.

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