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BlackWeb includes several SQL engines, but when they are pre-installed, the default password is not configured and the access to its root user is denied.

This page will help you in setting up a new password for the root user of Mysql/Mariadb and Postgresql

Reconfigure Mysql/Mariadb Password

1. Stop the MySQL service.

service mysql stop

2. Start MySQL without password and permission checks.

mysqld_safe –skip-grant-tables &

3. Press [ENTER] again if your output is halted.

4. Connect to MySQL.

mysql -u root mysql

5. Run following commands to set a new password for root user. Substitute NEW_PASSWORD with your new password.

UPDATE user SET password=PASSWORD('my new p4ssw0rd') WHERE user='root';


6. Restart the MySQL service.

service mysql restart

Reconfigure Postgresql Password

1. Open psql from the postgres user.

sudo -u postgres psql

2. Change password of the postgres user (or any other database user)

\password postgres


\password myuser

3. Quit pgsql

change_mysql_postgresql_password.txt · Last modified: 2018/09/28 15:12 by admin

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