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.

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Start by logging in to your 123 Reg Control Panel.


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From there, select Dedicated Servers within the ‘Manage active products’ section and then select Manage opposite Manage Dedicated Servers.

Manage Dedicated Servers


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You will now be taken to a new page displaying all your purchased packages. From here, click Login to Server CP.

Login to Server CP


Step 4 of 9

Enter your login details into the provided fields and click Login.

Enter Server Login details


Step 5 of 9

Click on the Accounts tab.


Step 6 of 9

Click on the edit link next to the desired account.


Step 7 of 9

Click on the mySQL link.


Step 8 of 9

Click on the Change mySQL Password link.


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

Step 9 of 9

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



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.