To install latest MySql 5.7 on RHEL/Centos 7.
There are few steps follows-:
Add the below EPEL Repository
$ sudo rpm -iUvh http://dev.mysql.com/get/mysql57-community-release-el7-7.noarch.rpm
Install the MySql Server using below yum installer.
$ sudo yum install mysql-server
Add to system Startup and start the Mysql Server.
$ sudo systemctl enable mysqld $ sudo systemctl start mysqld
Reset the MySql server root password.
sudo grep 'temporary password' /var/log/mysqld.log
Output Something like-:
10.744785Z 1 [Note] A temporary password is generated for [email protected]: o!5y,oJGALQa
Use the above password during reset mysql_secure_installation process.
$ sudo mysql_secure_installation Securing the MySQL server deployment. Enter password for user root: The 'validate_password' plugin is installed on the server. The subsequent steps will run with the existing configuration of the plugin. Using existing password for root. Estimated strength of the password: 100 Change the password for root ? ((Press y|Y for Yes, any other key for No) : y New password: Re-enter new password: Estimated strength of the password: 100 Do you wish to continue with the password provided?(Press y|Y for Yes, any other key for No) : y By default, a MySQL installation has an anonymous user, allowing anyone to log into MySQL without having to have a user account created for them. This is intended only for testing, and to make the installation go a bit smoother. You should remove them before moving into a production environment. Remove anonymous users? (Press y|Y for Yes, any other key for No) : y Success. Normally, root should only be allowed to connect from 'localhost'. This ensures that someone cannot guess at the root password from the network. Disallow root login remotely? (Press y|Y for Yes, any other key for No) : y Success. By default, MySQL comes with a database named 'test' that anyone can access. This is also intended only for testing, and should be removed before moving into a production environment. Remove test database and access to it? (Press y|Y for Yes, any other key for No) : y - Dropping test database... Success. - Removing privileges on test database... Success. Reloading the privilege tables will ensure that all changes made so far will take effect immediately. Reload privilege tables now? (Press y|Y for Yes, any other key for No) : y Success. All done!
You have successfully reset the root password of MySql Server.
Use the below command to check the mysql server connecting or not.
$ mysql -u root -p
Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g. Your MySQL connection id is 9 Server version: 5.7.12 MySQL Community Server (GPL) Copyright (c) 2000, 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners. Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the current input statement. mysql>