20 MySQL (Mysqladmin) Commands for Database Administration in Linux


In this article we’ve compiled some very useful ‘mysqladmin‘ commands that are used by system/database administrators in their day-to-day work. You must have MySQL server installed on your system to perform these tasks.

20 mysqladmin commands examples

If you don’t have MySQL server installed or you are using older version of MySQL server, then we recommend you all to install or update your version by following our below article.

  1. Installation of MySQL 5.5.28 Server on RHEL/CentOS/Fedora

1. How to set MySQL Root password?

If you have fresh installation of MySQL server, then it doesn’t required any password to connect it as root user. To set MySQL password for root user, use the following command.

# mysqladmin -u root password YOURNEWPASSWORD

2. How to Change MySQL Root password?

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