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mysqli_change_user

Changes the user of the specified database connection (PHP 5)
bool mysqli_change_user ( mysqli link, string user, string password, string database )

Procedural style:

Object oriented style (method):

mysqli {
  bool change_user(string user,
                   string password,
                   string database);

}

Changes the user of the specified database connection and sets the current database.

In order to successfully change users a valid username and password parameters must be provided and that user must have sufficient permissions to access the desired database. If for any reason authorization fails, the current user authentication will remain.

Parameters

link

Procedural style only: A link identifier returned by mysqli_connect() or mysqli_init()

user

The MySQL user name.

password

The MySQL password.

database

The database to change to.

If desired, the NULL value may be passed resulting in only changing the user and not selecting a database. To select a database in this case use the mysqli_select_db() function.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Notes

Note:

Using this command will always cause the current database connection to behave as if was a completely new database connection, regardless of if the operation was completed successfully. This reset includes performing a rollback on any active transactions, closing all temporary tables, and unlocking all locked tables.

Examples

Example 1472. Object oriented style

<?php

/* connect database test */
$mysqli = new mysqli("localhost", "my_user", "my_password", "test");

/* check connection */
if (mysqli_connect_errno()) {
   
printf("Connect failed: %s\n", mysqli_connect_error());
   exit();
}

/* Set Variable a */
$mysqli->query("SET @a:=1");

/* reset all and select a new database */
$mysqli->change_user("my_user", "my_password", "world");

if (
$result = $mysqli->query("SELECT DATABASE()")) {
   
$row = $result->fetch_row();
   
printf("Default database: %s\n", $row[0]);
   
$result->close();
}

if (
$result = $mysqli->query("SELECT @a")) {
   
$row = $result->fetch_row();
   if (
$row[0] === NULL) {
       
printf("Value of variable a is NULL\n");
   }
   
$result->close();
}

/* close connection */
$mysqli->close();
?>


Example 1473. Procedural style

<?php
/* connect database test */
$link = mysqli_connect("localhost", "my_user", "my_password", "test");

/* check connection */
if (!$link) {
   
printf("Connect failed: %s\n", mysqli_connect_error());
   exit();
}

/* Set Variable a */
mysqli_query($link, "SET @a:=1");

/* reset all and select a new database */
mysqli_change_user($link, "my_user", "my_password", "world");

if (
$result = mysqli_query($link, "SELECT DATABASE()")) {
   
$row = mysqli_fetch_row($result);
   
printf("Default database: %s\n", $row[0]);
   
mysqli_free_result($result);
}

if (
$result = mysqli_query($link, "SELECT @a")) {
   
$row = mysqli_fetch_row($result);
   if (
$row[0] === NULL) {
       
printf("Value of variable a is NULL\n");
   }
   
mysqli_free_result($result);
}

/* close connection */
mysqli_close($link);
?>


The above example will output:

Default database: world
Value of variable a is NULL