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How can I verify that the MySQL user has LOCK TABLES permission?  Is there a query I can run in phpMyAdmin?

If I don't have the permission, how can I give that permission to the user?
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Question by:greddin
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Use SHOW GRANTS FOR command.

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/show-grants.html

Eg: SHOW GRANTS FOR 'root'@'localhost'

And yes, you can run it in phpMyAdmin.

Your account must have GRANT permission to grant permission to user
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Another way is to show data stored in mysql db

http://www.databasejournal.com/features/mysql/article.php/10897_3311731_1/An-introduction-to-MySQL-permissions.htm

You can type this SQL to phpMyAdmin query window to see the result:

SELECT host, user, lock_tables_priv FROM mysql.user WHERE user = 'user_name_you_want_to_see'


If value in lock_tables_priv is Y then corresponding user has LOCK TABLES permission.

You can use GRANT command to grant permission to user http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/grant.html
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You can use some gui tool its not helpful to go and look for command all the time search mysql gui you can download the tool and see these basic things in a mouse click
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@greddin: in phpMyAdmin, if you can see mysql in DB list (in Database combo box on left frame) then follow these steps to get your info:
1. choose "mysql" from DB list
2. click on table "user"
3. click on "Browse" tab
4. on listed record list, look for value of column "Lock_tables_priv" of corresponding user.
5. "Y" means that user has LOCK TABLES permission.
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Thanks dsmile for your help.
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