Generating Random Passwords

Aug 28, 2010 Author: Developer
Random (but difficult-to-guess) strings are important in user security. For example, if someone loses a password and you're using MD5 hashes, you won't be able to, nor should you want to, look it up.…

Setting the Root Password

Oct 31, 2008 Author: vvaswani
As you probably noticed when you logged in just now, you had to supply a username "root" but not a password. The initial installation of MySQL has no root password set. It's really important to set this…