Reset MySQL root password on Bitnami server

To reset MySQL root password on Bitnami server, first check MySQL server version you are running.

Create a file

Add following text

For MySQL 5.7 or MySQL 8

For MySQL 5.6

In above code, replace NEW_PASSWORD with your new MySQL root password.

Stop MySQL

Reset MySQL root password by running

MySQL 5.7/MySQL 8

If you are using MySQL 5.6 or older, run

Restart MySQL

Now you should be able to login to MySQL server with command

See Bitnami, Reset MySQL root Password

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