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How do I manage a database in Plesk?

The following article explains how to manage a database through the Plesk Control Panel. You are able to create new database users as well as log into phpMyAdmin to manage the database.

To manage a Database, please follow these steps:

1. Open a web browser and connect to your Plesk Control Panel located at http://ip address:8443.

2. Login as the Administrator using the information sent to you in your setup email.

3. Click Domains from the General menu.


4. Click the Domain Name you are managing the database for under the Domains section.

Domain Name

5. Click the Databases from the Services section.


6. Click the Database Name from the Databases section.

Database Name

To create a new Database user, please follow these steps:

1. Click Add New Database User from the Tools section.

Add new database

2. Enter the appropriate information:

  • Database user name: enter the username for the database
  • Old password: displays the old password (if applicable)
  • New password: enter the new password
  • Confirm password: re-enter the new password


3. To access phpMyAdmin, please follow these steps:

  1. Click DB WebAdmin from the Tools section.

DB WebAdmin

This will open a new window and log you into phpMyAdmin.