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Old 03-14-2010, 04:18 AM   #1
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/usr/bin/mysqladmin -u root -h password 'new-password'?

What does the command mean?
In my case it's:
/usr/bin/mysqladmin -u root -h localhost.localdomain password 'new-password'
because that's what I get when issue 'hostname' command.
Whenever I enter it I get usage manual... Any help pls????

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can't you just read man mysqladmin ?
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You haven't finished your installation. Give it a real hostname. Another host won't be able to reach your mysql server because localhost will refer to itself.


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