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Create a new user account.


CREATE USER user[@host] [IDENTIFIED BY 'password']


user: The name of the user.

host: The host that the user can connect from. For example, specifying localhost means the user account can be used only when connecting from the local host. If no host is explicitly specified, the % wildcard will be used by , which allows the user to connect from any host.

password: An optional database connection password.


The CREATE USER command must be run by a user with administrative privileges on the database. Also, the new user does not have any privileges granted by default. Use GRANT to specify privileges for the new user.


This command is only available on Enterprise Edition.


The following example demonstrates how to add a new user and grant it the SELECT privilege on all tables in the mydb database:

memsql> CREATE USER joe;
memsql> GRANT SELECT ON mydb.* TO 'joe'@'%';