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I have only found documentation about roles in MySQL through the use of Workbench, is there an alternative way to set them?

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No. MySQL does not support roles (not even in 5.5). MySQL Workbench doesn't create roles as such but provides a role like interface to the model - the underlying code isn't creating roles but making direct grants to users.

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