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I tried running mysql_secure_installation program at /opt/bitnami/mysql/bin/, but I get the following error message after attempting to change the MySQL root password from ‘bitnami’: “unknown variable defaults-file=.my.cnf.1258 password update failed”. Any thoughts? Thanks!

 
Avatar Beltrán Rueda Administrator 3,714 post(s)

Hi,

Take a look this quick guide to change the MySQL root password http://wiki.bitnami.com/Components/MySQL#How_to_change_the_MySQL_root_password.3f

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