Debian or Ubuntu MySQL anonymous access needed

Posted on 2008-11-13
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Last Modified: 2013-12-06
That's an easy one. :)

How do I enable anonymous access in MySQL under Ubuntu/Debian?

Thanks in advance,
The Terrible
Question by:potworny

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mattayers08 earned 1000 total points
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I believe you can just grant what ever permissions you like to a user without a user name, for example:

GRANT ALL ON *.* TO ''@'%';

Obviously you'll need an account to execute this command in the first place, and I'd really suggest limiting your databases and hosts.

MySQL Grant Reference:

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Thank you very much :)

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