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Resetting MySQL Password 

If you have forgotten your MySQL password, reset your MySQL password by going to Log in using your School of Computing (SoC) credentials and click the 'Reset MySQL Password' link. A new randomly generated password will be sent to you via email.

Changing MySQL Password from the MySQL CLI

If you know your old MySQL password, the password can be changed from MySQL workbench or from the MySQL command line interface (CLI). To chance your password from the CLI, connect to, run the MySQL client, once connected, enter the following command at the MySQL client prompt: 'set password=password('####');' and hit enter. Where '####' denotes the password you wish.

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