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.

1

Login to your Donhost control panel.

2

Browse to the mySQL page for the desired account.

3

Click Change mySQL Password.

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

4

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.