mysql ERROR 1064 (42000): You have an error in your SQL syntax;

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i have installed mysql 8.0.12 into one linux node and when i try to give below grant permission to get access from other nodes, i am getting 42000 error

command issued :

GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON *.* TO 'root'@'%' IDENTIFIED BY 'password';

Return results:

ERROR 1064 (42000): You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right syntax to use near ‘IDENTIFIED BY ‘secure1t” at line 1

Any help would be appreciated.

How to solve :

I know you bored from this bug, So we are here to help you! Take a deep breath and look at the explanation of your problem. We have many solutions to this problem, But we recommend you to use the first method because it is tested & true method that will 100% work for you.

Method 1

You don’t use IDENTIFIED BY in GRANT queries, it’s used in CREATE USER.

CREATE USER 'root'@'%' IDENTIFIED BY 'password';
GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON *.* TO 'root'@'%';

GRANT command reference

CREATE USER command reference

Method 2


GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON your_desired_database_name.* TO 'root'@'localhost';

then

FLUSH PRIVILEGES;

**This worked for me and will work for you
**

Note: Use and implement method 1 because this method fully tested our system.
Thank you 🙂

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