Recover the MySQL root password.

To recover the MySQL root Password, please follow these steps:

1. Stop the MySQL server process.

root# /etc/init.d/mysql stop

2. Start the MySQL process with the –skip-grant-tables option, so that it will not prompt for a password.

root# mysqld_safe --skip-grant-tables &

root@mad:/home/user# mysqld_safe –skip-grant-tables &
[1] 23126
root@mad:/home/user# 140729 11:09:49 mysqld_safe Logging to syslog.
140729 11:09:49 mysqld_safe Starting mysqld daemon with databases from /var/lib/mysql

3. Connect to a MySQL as the root user.

root# mysql -u root

Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or g.
Your MySQL connection id is 9
Server version: 5.5.38-0+wheezy1-log (Debian)
Copyright (c) 2000, 2014, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation and/or its
affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective
Type ‘help;’ or ‘h’ for help. Type ‘c’ to clear the current input statement.

4. Set the new password for the MySQL root account.

mysql> use mysql;
mysql> update user set password=PASSWORD("NEW-PASSWORD") where user='root';
mysql> flush privileges;
mysql> quit

5. Exit and then stop and start or restart the MySQL server.

root# /etc/init.d/mysql restart

Enable local Linux users to access the NSS resource exported via NFS.

To enable the local Linux user to access the NSS resource exported via NFS, we need to create a user in eDirecotry and then enable this user in LUM in this example the user has an UID 1000, and then we can export the NSS via NFS to another server with user’s rights:

cat /etc/exsports
/media/nss/somedata/somedata server(fsid=1,rw,no_root_squash,sync,anonuid=1000,all_squash)