Changing a database user's password

You can change a database user’s password. You may want to do this for security reasons.

Changing password periodically is a good security practice, or you may need to do this if you have forgotten the password.

To change a MySQL user’s password:

  1. Click MySQL Databases under Databases in cPanel.

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  2. Under Current Users, locate the user for which you want to change the password, and then click Change Password.

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  3. In the Password and Password (Again) text boxes, enter the new password.
  4. When ready, click Change Password.

    Doteasy cPanel MySQL database user change password

The new password take effect immediately.

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