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Topic: logrotate need mysql password

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I receive on postmaster this error, after i add root password on mysql, please how to add pass on cmd line for logrotate, or can i safetly disable this cron logrotate or is essential?


/etc/cron.daily/logrotate:
mysqladmin: connect to server at 'localhost' failed
error: 'Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)'
error: error running shared postrotate script for '/var/log/mysql/mysql.log /var/log/mysql/mysql-slow.log /var/log/mysql/mariadb-slow.log /var/log/mysql/error.log '
run-parts: /etc/cron.daily/logrotate exited with return code 1

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Re: logrotate need mysql password

Do you have file /root/.my.cnf with correct mysql root username and password?

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Re: logrotate need mysql password

ah ok, fixed, tnx