ERROR 1054(42S22) Unknown column ‘password’ in ‘field list’ (Fixed)

This intention to modify a user’s password, the command found on the Internet is as follows

1 mysql> Update user set password=password(" new password ") where user= "username";

ERROR 1054(42S22) Unknown column ‘password’ in ‘field List’
The reason for the error is that the password field is no longer in mysql database in version 5.7, so the password field is changed to AUTHENTICation_string
So use the command:

>mysql -u root -p
Enter password: ********
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mysql> use mysql;
Database changed
mysql> select User from user;  # Here is the query user command
| User      |
| *******  |
| mysql.sys |
| root      |
3 rows in set (0.00 sec)

mysql> update user set password=password("*******") where user="*******";  # Change password report error
ERROR 1054 (42S22): Unknown column 'password' in 'field list'
mysql> update mysql.user set authentication_string=password('*******') where user='*******';  # Change password successfully
Query OK, 1 row affected, 1 warning (0.00 sec)
Rows matched: 1  Changed: 1  Warnings: 1

mysql> flush privileges;  # Effective immediately
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec)

mysql> quit

n>mysql -u ******* -p # Login successfully with this user.
Enter password: ********


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