Issues adding passwords on MySQL 10 or newer

I was trying to create a password for a new user on a new install of webmin. I was trying out the latest everything, latest MySQL (MariaDB 10), PHP 7.3, Kernel 5.0.2.12 running on Centos 7. But for some reason, when adding a new SQL user, I kept getting: failed :

Password hash should be a 41-digit hexadecimal number

What I had to do was enter the hash of the password into the new user script. To get the hash, all you have to do it go to command line, enter:

mysql -u root -h localhost -p

Then enter your passwords, and enter your password you want to kick back the hash on:

SELECT PASSWORD(‘mypass’);

Which will kick out:

6C8989366EAF75BB670AD8EA7A7FC1176A95CEF4

Poof, now you can enter that as your password via your gui, or as an SQL command:

If you would like to read more about it, check here:

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.6/en/password-hashing.html

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