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How to Change the Root MYSQL Password For WHM

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


Step 1:  Search for the word root in the WHM search bar

Step 2:  Select MySQL Root Password under the SQL Services section


Showing the MySQL Root Password location in WHM


Step 3:  Enter your desired password

Step 4:  Re enter the password to confirm

Step 5:  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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