Unable to access Plesk on Linux: Access denied for user 'admin'@'localhost' (using password: YES)

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    adrianTNT

    The commands like mysql -uadmin mysql still says  Access denied for user admin, even after adding skip-grant-tables to my.cnf

    All these commands that should reset password assume I am already logged in, when in fact that is my initial problem.

    Frustrating.

    These doc pages don't seem accurate at all.

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    Vitaly Zhidkov

    @adrianTNT, after modifying the my.cnf file and adding the skip-grant-tables option it is needed to restart the database server.

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    fabianevt

    "11. If an output of the command is similar to the above - both strings Password and authentication_string are defined and the plugin is set as mysql_native_password for the admin user in the mysql.user table - run the query below. If not - move to the step 13."

     

    What is the step 13??

     

    Thanks !!

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    Ivan Postnikov

    @fabianevt, thank you for notice, It is required to move to step 12. The article was updated.

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    WartraxX

    What is the step 12 or 13 ?

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    Ivan Postnikov

    Hello @WartraxX!

    Since previous comments regarding steps 12 and 13, the resolution was optimized and shortened.

    Now resolution consists only of 10 steps.

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