Does the password-enter prompt popup appear before or after the client has established a connection with the server?
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Question: When I use the mysql client as in
mysql -u root -p -h <host>, does the password-enter prompt popup before or after the client has established a connection with the server?
Answer: Before the client has established a connection to the server.
How do we derive the answer?
lovegood:~ byte$ mysql -uroot -p -hlocalhost Enter password: Welcome to the MariaDB monitor. Commands end with ; or \g. Your MariaDB connection id is 1 Server version: 5.2.8-MariaDB Source distribution This software comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. This is free software, and you are welcome to modify and redistribute it under the GPL v2 license Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the current input statement. MariaDB [(none)]> \q Bye lovegood:~ byte$ mysql.server stop Shutting down MySQL . SUCCESS! lovegood:~ byte$ mysql -uroot -p -hlocalhost Enter password: ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/tmp/mysql.sock' (2)
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