Changing your mySQL database password

Changing your mySQL database password

This article explains how to reset a mySQL database password within the hosting control panel.

This article applies to Unix Shared Hosting, Unix Reseller accounts and Dedicated Servers.


Login to your Donhost control panel.


Browse to the mySQL page for the desired account.


Click Change mySQL Password.

The resulting page contains text fields in which to enter the password you wish to configure to secure the database.


Enter your preferred password into both fields and click Change mySQL Password.

Important: You must ensure when updating your mySQL password that any applications which access the database, such as a PHP script on your web site, have also been configured with the new password.