Recover your database user name and password

If you've forgotten your database user name and password, you can reset your password and retrieve your user name using the database utilities in your control panel.

  1. On the Create & Update or Index tabs of your Web Hosting Control Panel, click the MySQL Database link.

     

    Create and Update Tab: MySQL Database Link
    Create & Update Tab: MySQL Database Link

  2. Click the Database Administrator link in the Database Setup menu.

     

    Database Administrator Link
    Database Administrator Link

  3. Use the pull-down menu to select the user name whose password you want to reset. Enter a new password for this user name in the "Password" field. Click the Submit button.

     

    Database Administrator Change Password Page
    Database Administrator Change Password Page

Once you've changed the database password, be sure to change the password used in any of PHP or Perl scripts that access the database.

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