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How to change mysql password [closed]


after i spend much time to get ocsdiscovery orking, i try to change the password für the mysql user

I followed the Instructions in


(only new password for ocs user)

Bit id didnt work.

In the Web frontend i get the following error:

ERROR: MySql connection problem 1045

Access denied for user 'ocs'@'localhost' (using password: YES)

ERROR: MySql connection problem 1045

Access denied for user 'ocs'@'localhost' (using password: YES)

It seems that i need to change some more files as shown in the Documentation.

After greping the files in /usr/share/ocsinventory-reports/ and /etc/httpd/conf.d/ for the database name, i found the following

 files, that contains the mysql password:





After changing the Files and restarting mariadb/httpd it is not working.

Is there any way to perform that (simple) task - changing the mySQL-Password?

closed with the note: OK i stopped playing around that.   Thanks
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1 - in SSH, connect as root

2 - mysql -u root

> If done, you must see "MariaDB [(none)]>"

3 - ALTER USER 'user-name'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'NEW_USER_PASSWORD';


5 - QUIT;

To verifiy the new password :

mysql -u user-name -h localhost -p

> You will be prompted to enter the new user password...

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thanks for the answer.

Of course i changed the password for the mysql user and verified before i changed the configuration files

Unfortunately it is still not working.

Any Idea?


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OK i stopped playing around that.
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