Doc Menu

SET PASSWORD

This statement changes the user password for a user account in the TiDB system database.

Synopsis

SetStmt:

SetStmt

Examples

mysql> SET PASSWORD='test'; -- change my password
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.01 sec)

mysql> CREATE USER 'newuser' IDENTIFIED BY 'test';
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.00 sec)

mysql> SHOW CREATE USER 'newuser';
+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| CREATE USER for newuser@%                                                                                                                                            |
+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| CREATE USER 'newuser'@'%' IDENTIFIED WITH 'mysql_native_password' AS '*94BDCEBE19083CE2A1F959FD02F964C7AF4CFC29' REQUIRE NONE PASSWORD EXPIRE DEFAULT ACCOUNT UNLOCK |
+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
1 row in set (0.00 sec)

mysql> SET PASSWORD FOR newuser = 'test';
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.01 sec)

mysql> SHOW CREATE USER 'newuser';
+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| CREATE USER for newuser@%                                                                                                                                            |
+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| CREATE USER 'newuser'@'%' IDENTIFIED WITH 'mysql_native_password' AS '*94BDCEBE19083CE2A1F959FD02F964C7AF4CFC29' REQUIRE NONE PASSWORD EXPIRE DEFAULT ACCOUNT UNLOCK |
+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
1 row in set (0.00 sec)

mysql> SET PASSWORD FOR newuser = PASSWORD('test'); -- deprecated syntax from earlier MySQL releases
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec)

mysql> SHOW CREATE USER 'newuser';
+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| CREATE USER for newuser@%                                                                                                                                            |
+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| CREATE USER 'newuser'@'%' IDENTIFIED WITH 'mysql_native_password' AS '*94BDCEBE19083CE2A1F959FD02F964C7AF4CFC29' REQUIRE NONE PASSWORD EXPIRE DEFAULT ACCOUNT UNLOCK |
+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
1 row in set (0.00 sec)

MySQL compatibility

This statement is understood to be fully compatible with MySQL. Any compatibility differences should be reported via an issue on GitHub.

See also