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MySQL Tutorial - Revoking User Privileges

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How To Revoke User Privileges?

If your want remove some granted user privileges, you can use the "REVOKE privilegeName ..." command. You can only revoke privileges in the same way as they were granted. For example, you can not revoke a privilege on a specific database, if that privilege was granted to all databases. The following tutorial exercise shows you how to view user's granted privileges:

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

mysql> GRANT CREATE ON *.* TO DEV;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec)

mysql> REVOKE CREATE ON QA.* FROM DEV;
ERROR 1141 (42000): There is no such grant defined for
 user 'DEV' on host '%'

mysql> REVOKE CREATE ON *.* FROM DEV;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 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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