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Cannot Connect to MySQL: "ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user '<user>'@'<host>' (using password: <YES|NO>)" (Doc ID 2562446.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 17, 2020

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When trying to connect to MySQL, the connection is refused with an access denied error. Examples of the error messages are as follows;

 

Cause

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