Creating a New Database

This article explains how to create a new database in DirectAdmin.
  1. Log in to DirectAdmin and navigate to a domain.
  2. Under "Your Account" click on "MySQL Management".
  3. Click on "Create new Database"
  4. Enter the name for your new database.
  5. Enter the username to create a new username for accessing the database, or select an existing user from the dropdown menu.
  6. Enter and re-enter the password for the new database.
    Note: You can use the "Random" button to generate a random, secure password. The password will be shown to you after you click "Create".
  7. Click "Create".
  8. Save your the database username and password somewhere safe. We recommend using LastPass.

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