This program enables you to improve the security of your MariaDB installation in the following ways:
- You can set a password for root accounts.
- You can remove root accounts that are accessible from outside the local host.
- You can remove anonymous-user accounts.
- You can remove the test database, which by default can be accessed by anonymous users.
mysql_secure_installation can be invoked without arguments:
The script will prompt you to determine which actions to perform.
mysql_secure_installation accepts some options:
Additional option file.
Don't read any defaults file.
Other unrecognized options will be passed on to the server.
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For more information, please refer to the MariaDB Knowledge Base, available online at https://mariadb.com/kb/
MariaDB Foundation (http://www.mariadb.org/).
The man page mariadb-secure-installation(1) is an alias of mysql_secure_installation(1).