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Cant connect to MYSQL database with root account

Posted August 8, 2019 831 views
NginxMySQLPHPUbuntu 18.04

Could this be a problem with the firewall? Because I also hosted a game server and its works fine with the localhost. In fact, for I use the same database for the web and game server.

I also tried to create a new user with all the permissions. But still not working and throw the same error message

Connection failed: Access denied for user ‘root’@'localhost’ (using password: YES)

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mysql -u root -p
then it will ask for the root password

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