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Rename a MySQL Database User – cPanel

Learn how to Rename a MySQL Database User in cPanel. MySQL is the most popular Open Source SQL Database management system. To manage a large volume of data efficiently, we store the data in tables, a group of many tables can be created in a single database.
If you have a PHP-based application, you will need to have a database. You will also need a user to access this database. To use WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, or any other CMS, you need a MySQL database.


Video tutorial – Rename a MySQL Database User – cPanel


Steb-by-step tutorial – Rename a MySQL Database User – cPanel

  1. MySQL Databases

    Login to cPanel.
    Tutorial: login from the Client Area or the direct link.

    Find the Databases section and click the MySQL Databases link.

    Extilum cPanel - databases - rename User MySQL Database

  2. Current Users

    Scroll down to Current Users section.
    Click the Rename in the Actions column beside the User that you want to change.

    Extilum cPanel - databases - rename User MySQL Database

  3. Rename Database User Window

    New name
    Type the new User Name.
    Click the Proceed button.

    Extilum cPanel - databases - rename User MySQL Database

  4. Wait for the success message.

    Extilum cPanel - databases - rename User MySQL Database

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