Installed on a clean CentOS 6.4 AWS instance.
sudo su - cd /tmp wget http://cdn.mysql.com/Downloads/MySQL-5.6/MySQL-5.6.13-1.el6.x86_64.rpm-bundle.tar tar xvf MySQL-5.6.13-1.el6.x86_64.rpm-bundle.tar yum install -y libaio perl rpm -i MySQL*.rpm
The following output is the sign that security is being considered with new MySQL versions. Woot!
A RANDOM PASSWORD HAS BEEN SET FOR THE MySQL root USER ! You will find that password in '/root/.mysql_secret'. You must change that password on your first connect, no other statement but 'SET PASSWORD' will be accepted. See the manual for the semantics of the 'password expired' flag. Also, the account for the anonymous user has been removed. In addition, you can run: /usr/bin/mysql_secure_installation which will also give you the option of removing the test database. This is strongly recommended for[Read more...]