VALIDATE PASSWORD PLUGIN can be used to test passwords and improve security. It checks the strength of password and allows the users to set only those passwords which are secure enough. Would you like to setup VALIDATE PASSWORD plugin?
Press y|Y for Yes, any other key for No: n
Please set the password for root here.
New password: ******
Re-enter new password: ****** By default, a MySQL installation has an anonymous user, allowing anyone to log into MySQL without having to have a user account created for them. This is intended only for testing, and to make the installation go a bit smoother. You should remove them before moving into a production environment.
Remove anonymous users? (Press y|Y for Yes, any other key for No) : y Success.
Normally, root should only be allowed to connect from 'localhost'. This ensures that someone cannot guess at the root password from the network.
Disallow root login remotely? (Press y|Y for Yes, any other key for No) : n
... skipping. By default, MySQL comes with a database named 'test' that anyone can access. This is also intended only for testing, and should be removed before moving into a production environment.
Remove test database and access to it? (Press y|Y for Yes, any other key for No) : y - Dropping test database... Success.
- Removing privileges on test database... Success.
Reloading the privilege tables will ensure that all changes made so far will take effect immediately.
Reload privilege tables now? (Press y|Y for Yes, any other key for No) : y Success.
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$ mysqld --help --verbose | less ... Default options are read from the following files in the given order: /etc/my.cnf /etc/mysql/my.cnf /usr/local/etc/my.cnf ~/.my.cnf ...
$ ls $(brew --prefix mysql)/support-files/my-*
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$ brew info mysql mysql: stable 5.7.18 (bottled) Open source relational database management system https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/ Conflicts with: mariadb, mariadb-connector-c, mysql-cluster, mysql-connector-c, percona-server /usr/local/Cellar/mysql/5.7.18_1 (320 files, 232.9MB) * Poured from bottle on 2018-05-31 at 11:19:46 From: https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew-core/blob/master/Formula/mysql.rb