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Hi i'm trying to backup a mySQL database and i'm getting the following message at the bottom of this DOS text. I'm using windows 2003 server and mysql 5.0.
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Microsoft Windows [Version 5.2.3790]
(C) Copyright 1985-2003 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>cd\

C:\>cd program files\mysql\mysql server 5.0\bin\

C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.0\bin>mysqldump -u wikiuser -p wikidb>F:\C
TLWIKIBACKUP\ctlwiki101008.sql
Enter password: ******
mysqldump: Got error: 1044: Access denied for user 'wikiuser'@'localhost' to dat
abase 'wikidb' when using LOCK TABLES

C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.0\bin>mysqldump -u wikiuser -p wikidb>F:\C
TLWIKIBACKUP\ctlwiki101008.sql
Enter password: ******
mysqldump: Got error: 1044: Access denied for user 'wikiuser'@'localhost' to dat
abase 'wikidb' when using LOCK TABLES

C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.0\bin>


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Any ideas how I can get around this LOCKED TABLES error so i can backup the database?

Many thanks experts

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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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you need to grant the LOCK TABLE permissions to that login.
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by:mschneikert
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Thanks for this Angell - any ideas how i do this?
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/grant.html

GRANT LOCK TABLES ON <dbname>.<tablename> TO 'wikiuser'@'localhost';

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by:mschneikert
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ok my dbname is "wikidb" but i do not know the name of the table. Any idea how i find this out?
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 125 total points
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you can use wildcards:
GRANT LOCK TABLES ON wikidb.* TO 'wikiuser'@'localhost';

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