Changing your mySQL database password

This article applies to Linux Dedicated Servers.

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

Step 1 of 7

Log in to your 123 Reg control panel, then scroll down to the Dedicated servers section, select the relevant domain name from the drop-down box and click on the manage button.

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Step 2 of 7

Click on the Log in to server link.

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Step 3 of 7

Click on the Accounts tab.

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Step 4 of 7

Click on the edit link next to the desired account.

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Step 5 of 7

Click on the mySQL link.

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Step 6 of 7

Click on the Change mySQL Password link.

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

Step 7 of 7

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

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