Editing mysqladmin

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Editing mysqladmin

Postby GVR » 06. February 2009 08:44

I am wanting to edit the mysqladmin file so I can create a password but I'm not sure how I edit it (It doesn't show up correctly on my text editor). How do I edit the file?

I'm using these instructions:

http://www.apachefriends.org/en/faq-xampp-windows.html#password0
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Re: Editing mysqladmin

Postby Izzy » 06. February 2009 08:54

GVR wrote:I am wanting to edit the mysqladmin file so I can create a password but I'm not sure how I edit it (It doesn't show up correctly on my text editor). How do I edit the file?

I'm using these instructions:

http://www.apachefriends.org/en/faq-xampp-windows.html#password0
Have you tried using the Security menu item provided in the XAMPP Welcome Page left menu frame instead of the command line - much easier?

The instructions are in the readme_en.txt file under the heading:
A matter of security (A MUST READ!)

Go to http://localhost/security in your browser.
Click on the link provided after scrolling down the page perhaps - also there may be a delay while the page fully loads.

BTW you don't edit the mysqladmin file you use a command prompt.

For editing the config.inc.php file or any php, conf or ini file you simply drag it in to an open text editor but if you use the facility I mentioned above you will not need to edit any files - and be careful editing configuration file unless you know what you are doing or you will have unpredictable issues that may be difficult to solve, always make a backup first.
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Re: Editing mysqladmin

Postby GVR » 06. February 2009 17:04

When I go to http://www.localhost.com/security/ this comes up:

Connection Interrupted

The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading.

The network link was interrupted while negotiating a connection. Please try again.


It also said something about a command not being associated with any program that firefox knows of (or something like that).
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Re: Editing mysqladmin

Postby Izzy » 06. February 2009 19:02

GVR wrote:When I go to http://www.localhost.com/security/ this comes up:
Well that address would give an error because you did not type the address correctly - please read my post again!

Make sure Apache and MySQL are started then go to:

http://localhost/security

Not

http://www.localhost.com/security/

Big difference don't you think???

Did you even bother to read the readme_en.txt file I wonder?
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Re: Editing mysqladmin

Postby GVR » 07. February 2009 02:21

I was able to get it to work.

Thanks for the help!!! :D
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Re: Editing mysqladmin

Postby Izzy » 07. February 2009 02:28

Thanks for posting back.

Good luck and now enjoy XAMPP.
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