How to create a database on my Windows Hosting package?

This article will show you how to create a MySQL or Microsoft SQL Database on your Windows Shared Hosting package with Plesk.

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Start by logging in to your 123 Reg Control Panel.

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From there, select Web Hosting within the ‘Manage active products’ section. Next, select Manage opposite Manage Windows Hosting.

Manage Windows Hosting


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You will see an overview of your hosting package. Click on the Manage button in the top right of the window.

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Click on ‘Web Hosting with Plesk’.

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Then click on the Plesk Admin button.

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In the Plesk control panel, click on Databases to access the database management page.

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On the database management page, click on the Add Database button to create a new database.

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In the General section, you will first need to enter a name for your database.

For the database server from the drop-down menu, you will need to select MySQL or MS SQL depending on the type of database you wish to create.

From the ‘Related site’ drop-down menu, you can select a website on which the database will be used.

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In the Users section, to associate a user with your database, you will need to check the Create a database user checkbox.

Enter a username, enter or generate a password and click OK.