This program enables you to improve the security of your MariaDB
installation in the following ways:
• You can set a password for root accounts.
• You can remove root accounts that are accessible from outside
the local host.
• You can remove anonymous-user accounts.
• You can remove the test database, which by default can be
accessed by anonymous users.
mysql_secure_installation can be invoked without arguments:
The script will prompt you to determine which actions to perform.
mysql_secure_installation accepts some options:
Additional option file.
Don't read any defaults file.
Other unrecognized options will be passed on to the server.
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