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HOW TO: Manage databases and database users in Plesk
Posted by Sugen S. on 22 December 2017 12:28 PM

CREATING A DATABASE

To create a database, follow these steps:

1. Log in to Plesk.

2. In the left sidebar, click Databases. The Databases page appears.

3. Click Add Database. The Add a Database page appears.

4. In the Database name text box, type the database name that you want to use.

5. In the Database server list box, select the type of database you want to create.

6. In the Related site list box, select a site to associate with the new database, or accept the default value.

7. To create a user for the database, under Users, select the Create a database user check box.

8. In the Database user name text box, type the username that you want to use.

9. In the New password and Confirm password text boxes, type a password for the database user.

10. Click OK. Plesk creates the database.

 

 

DELETING A DATABASE

To delete a database, follow these steps:

1. Log in to Plesk.

2. In the left sidebar, click Databases. The Databases page appears.

3. In the section for the database that you want to remove, click Remove Database.

4. To confirm database removal, click Yes. Plesk removes the database.

 

ADDING A USER TO A DATABASE

1. Log in to Plesk.

2. In the left sidebar, click Databases. The Databases page appears.

3. Click User Management. The Database Users page appears.

4. Click Add Database User. The Adding Database User page appears.

5. In the Database server list box, select the type of database the new user will be assigned to.

6. In the Database user name text box, type the username that you want to use.

7. In the New password and Confirm password text boxes, type a password for the database user.

8. In the Database list box, select a database to assign the new user to, or accept the default.

9. Click OK. Plesk adds the user to the specified database.

 

MANAGING DATABASE USER PRIVILEGES

1. Log in to Plesk.

2. In the left sidebar, click Databases. The Databases page appears.

3. Click User Management. The Database Users page appears.

4. Click the name of the database user you want to manage.

5. To change the database user's password, in the New password and Confirm password text boxes, type a password for the database user.

6. To change the database to which the user is assigned, select a database in the Database list box.

7. To change the database user's privileges for the selected database, in the Role list box select an access level.

8. Click OK. Plesk updates the user's privileges for the database.

 

 

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