How To Recover MySQL Server root is an Open-source database server which widely used in today’s technology as of its stability, scalability, and security. It uses port 3306. you can reset and change the MySQL root password and there’s no MySQL default root password in Linux.
How To Recover MySQL Server Root Password:
First, you will have to skip the table in order to recover the password and command is
mysqld_safe --skip-grant-tables &
if the above command gives you an error then follow steps below
Step 1: Stop the MySQL server 5.7 service
Step 2: Now you will have to set the environment of MySQL to skip-grant-tables.
systemctl set-environment MYSQLD_OPTS="--skip-grant-tables"
Step 3: Start the MySQL Service.
Now you have to update the password with below command
Login to MySQL server with
mysql –u root
UPDATE mysql.user SET authentication_string = PASSWORD('Password') WHERE User = 'root' AND Host = 'localhost';
Step 4: Flush Privileges and quit.
Now try to login with the new password, You must be able to log in.
Enjoy you have successfully recovered the password of MySQL Server.
You’re done mysql root password reset default change in linuz