How Do I Change a MySQL Database User Password on Cloud Sites?

NOTE: This article refers to the Cloud Sites Control Panel. You can access this interface from the Cloud Control Panel by clicking your username in the upper-right corner of the control panel and selecting Cloud Sites Control Panel.

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Getting Started

1.   Log in to the Cloud Sites Control Panel.

2.   Click Hosting > Cloud Sites, from the list of domains.

3.   Click on hyperlink for website that owns the database that you are looking to modify.




4.   From the domain details view click the Features tab.

5.   In the Databases section, click the hyperlink of the database that you want to modify.

6.   At Database Information Screen you'll want to scroll to the middle of this page, and find the Database Users section.

7.   Click the hyperlink of the user that you want to change the password for from the list of available users. Keep in mind that there may only be one user if you don't utilize multiple users.

8.   In the Password box, enter a password that is at least eight characters long and contains at least one of each of the following character types:

   ⁃    Uppercase alphabetic character (A-Z)

   ⁃    Lowercase alphabetic character (a-z)

   ⁃    Numeric character (0-9)

NOTE: For maximum security, your password should not be a dictionary word or anything that can be easily guessed.

9.   In the Confirm Password box, retype the password you entered in the Password box. This must match exactly what you typed in the Password box.

10.  Click Save. If you miss-type, you will be informed that your passwords do not match and you will have to reenter your password and confirm password.

Finish Line

Congratulations! You have modified your My Structured Query Language (MySQL) database user for your website!

Repeat for each user you wish to change.

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