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 databases:how_do_i_create_a_database_user [2018/01/25 16:05] databases:how_do_i_create_a_database_user [2018/01/25 16:05] (current) 2017/05/31 10:55 geoad14m created Line 1: Line 1: + ===== How do I create a database user? ===== + You can create a user separately from creating a database. ​ Database accounts are different to email and web administrator accounts. ​ \\ + \\ + You have to create a database user account before you can add the user to an existing database. \\ + \\ + To create a new user account, perform the following steps: + - Click //MySQL Databases// from the control panel. + - Scroll down to //Add New User//. + - Enter a username in the //​Username//​ text box. \\ Enter and confirm the new password in the appropriate text boxes. ​ You can use the //Password Generator// button to create a strong password if you prefer. ​ \\ \\ There is an indicator below the password boxes showing how strong the password is.  \\ {{:​email:​email_accounts:​password_strength.png?​nolink|}} \\ You must choose a password stronger than 65.  This is to help protect your database accounts from hacking. A secure password contains uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers and symbol and is not a dictionary word. \\ \\ + - Click //Create User//. + {{tag>​database mysql new_user create_user add_user}}