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Creating A New MySQL Database in Virtualmin

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How to create a new database in Virtualmin

Similar to other control panels, such as cPanel or Plesk, Virtualmin provides a user friendly interface to create and manage MySQL databases. To create a new database within Virtualmin please refer to the following steps.


  1. Login to Virtualmin
  2. Select the domain for which you’d like to create the database from the dropdown box
  3. Click Edit Databases


Showing the Edit Database location in Virtualmin


  1. Select Create a new database


Showing the Create a new database location in Virtualmin


  1. Enter in the name for your database
  2. Under Database server type select the type of database this will be, if you’re not sure then use MySQL
  3. Click Create


Showing the Create a new database form in Virtualmin


Note: This method of creating a database in Virtualmin will automatically add the Virtualmin user that was used to create the database to that database with all permissions.