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MySQL Tutorial - Listing All User Accounts

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How To List All Existing User Accounts?

MySQL stores all existing user accounts in a table called "mysql.user". If you want see all user accoutns, you can use the "SELECT" command as shown in the tutorial exercise below:

>cd \mysql\bin
>mysql -u root -pretneciyf mysql

mysql> CREATE USER dba IDENTIFIED BY 'iyf';
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.02 sec)

mysql> SELECT User, Password, Shutdown_priv FROM mysql.user;
+------+-------------------------------------------+-----+
| User | Password                                  | ... |
+------+-------------------------------------------+-----+
| root | *3735F1D8464342BA852E10101E55E422EBAAAF35 | Y   |
| dba  | *446BD97F308FBA0B9CBDC962C2842AD338BCE59E | N   |
+------+-------------------------------------------+-----+
2 rows in set (0.03 sec)

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  1. What Is a User Account?
  2. What Are the Predefined User Accounts?
  3. How To Add a New User Account?
  4. How To Test a New User Account and Password?
  5. How To Change the Password for Your Own User Account?
  6. How To Change the Password of Another User Account?
  7. How To Delete a User Account?
  8. How To List All Existing User Accounts?
  9. How To Rename an Existing User Account Name?
  10. What Are User Privileges?
  11. How Many Scope Levels Can User Privileges Apply?
  12. How To Grant User Privileges at the Global Level?
  13. How To Grant User Privileges at the Database Level?
  14. How To View User Privileges?
  15. How To Revoke User Privileges?
  16. How To Give a User Read-Only Access to a Database?
  17. Where Are User Privileges Stored on the Server?

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