This program enables you to improve the security of your MySQL installation in the following ways:
You can set a password for
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 all users, even anonymous users), and privileges that permit anyone to access databases
with names that start with
mysql_secure_installation helps you implement security recommendations similar to those described at Section 2.10.2, "Securing the Initial MySQL Accounts".
Invoke mysql_secure_installation without arguments:
The script will prompt you to determine which actions to perform.
mysql_secure_installation is not available on Windows.