How to Change the Root MYSQL Password For WHM

How do I Change the Root MySQL Password Using WHM?

In some cases you may need to change your root MySQL password. Although this can be done via SSH, you can also do this quite easily through WHM. Let’s take a look at the steps required to change the root MySQL password through WHM. Please note that you’ll need to be logged in to WHM before proceeding.


  1. Search for the word root in the WHM search bar
  2. Select MySQL Root Password under the SQL Services section


Showing the MySQL Root Password location in WHM


  1. Enter your desired password
  2. Re enter the password to confirm
  3. Click Change Password


Showing the MySQL Root Password form in WHM
Your root MySQL password should now be updated and ready to use.


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