My Sql Error 1396 (Hy000): Operation Create User Failed For 'user'@'localhost'

Posted By Weston Ganger

Just installed MySQL trying to create my first user

Anyways to fix the issue I ran these 3 commands within the mysql prompt:

<pre>DROP USER user@localhost;


CREATE USER user@localhost IDENTIFIED BY 'password';

Article Topic:Software Development - Linux

Date:April 26, 2014