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Setting a Password for the Main MySQL User

Setting the main MySQL Password


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  1. Login to your cPanel
  2. Click the Change MySQL Password icon, found under the Databases section of the cPanel.

  3. Notice the username shown. This is the main username for your account.
  4. Enter in a new password in the "New Password" text box. As you type you will see the password requirements which have not yet been met. You can also see your password's strength.
    Note: This will only change the password for the main MySQL user.
  5. Enter in the same password again in the second "New Password" text box.
  6. Click the Set MySQL Password button. You should then see a message "Your password has successfully been updated, Click here to continue".

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