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I AM TRYING TO CONNECT MYSQL(8.0) AND PYTHON(3.8) USING MYSQL.CONNECTOR 8.0.25 BUT GETTING THE ERROR: mysql.connector.errors.ProgrammingError: 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)
WINDOWS 10
code used:
Python
import mysql.connector 
con=mysql.connector.connect(host='localhost',user='root',password='<correctpassword>',database='empl')

Database exists and password used is the one which is used to login to mysql command line client.Same code working with pymysql and sqlalchemy's create engine without any error.
Kindly help me out solve it for my project work.

What I have tried:

No help available as per my situation.
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Updated 2-Jul-21 18:36pm
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Maciej Los 5-Jul-21 4:16am
   
Do NOT repost!
Mysql connector issue[^]

1 solution

Read the error message:
Error: 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)

The username or password is incorrect, or you are accessing the wrong DB.

We can't fix that!

Try logging in via whatever management app you used to create the DB, then compare that login data with the actual string you use to try and log in.
   
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Member 15254259 3-Jul-21 1:21am
   
I have ensured that the password is correct and database also exists.
OriginalGriff 3-Jul-21 1:34am
   
MySql disagrees with you! :laugh:

Seriously, log in via your management software and compare exactly what strings are used using the debugger - we can do nothing for you because we have no access to your system.
Member 15254259 4-Jul-21 0:30am
   
Can you say me the steps to do that? Alongwith the code and statements to be used.
OriginalGriff 4-Jul-21 4:03am
   
No, because we have no access to your system!

Code won;t help, because you need to find out why your current connection string doesn't work, and we can't help you with that.

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