[Solution] ERROR 1698 (28000): Access denied for user ‘root’@’localhost’

Basically means that: db_users using it, will be “auth” by the system user credentias. You can see if your root user is set up like this by doing the following: As you can see in the query, the root user is using the auth_socket plugin There are 2 ways to solve this: You can set the root user to use the mysql_native_password plugin You can create

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