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yorkie107
September 24th, 2008, 03:12 PM
Hi I'm trying to set up a new user in mysql for typo3 but I keep getting this error message.

mark@mark-desktop:~$ mysql -u root -p
Enter password:
Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MySQL connection id is 12
Server version: 5.0.51a-3ubuntu5.1 (Ubuntu)

Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the buffer.

mysql> grant all privileges on Typo3.* to New-username@localhost identified by 'typo3';
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 '-username@localhost identified by 'typo3'' at line 1
mysql>

Thanks yorkie107

ianhaycox
September 24th, 2008, 05:21 PM
Enclose New-username in quotes, e.g.


grant all privileges on Typo3.* to 'New-username'@localhost identified by 'typo3';