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Changing the password for a MySQL database user

How to change the password for a MySQL database user

This article explains how to use SiteWorx to change the login password for a MySQL database user's account.


If you need to change the permissions currently defined for a user, refer to the article Changing Permissions for an Existing MySQL Database User.


  1. Log in to your SiteWorx account.
  2. From the SiteWorx main menu, select Hosting Options > MySQL > Users (Figure 1).

    Figure 1. SiteWorx main menu; Hosting Options > MySQL > Users.

  3. Click Edit next to the user name whose logoh information you want to change (Figure 2).

    Figure 2. Editing MySQL Users menu; Edit selections.

  4. In the Password field, enter the password, or click Generate to have SiteWorx create one for you (Figure 3). If you created your own password, enter it again in the Confirm Password field.

    Figure 3. Changing the MySQL User password.

  5. Click Update.


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