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I have recently set up an installation of phpmyadmin, using the root username /password.

I have created a new user with the following:

User    Host    Password    Global privileges   Grant   Action
db_user     %   Yes     ALL PRIVILEGES  Yes

I have set the auth_type in the file to use http.

I can log into phpmyadmin with the root username and password, but not using the new user that I have created.

Do I need to configure anything further to allow this?


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up vote 1 down vote accepted

I had to manually create the user through the command line and grant the right privileges.

All sorted now!

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