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MySQL Database Connection Credentials

To make a connection to MySQL you need the following information from Control Panel:

MySQL Host Name
User Name
Database Name

You can follow the steps below to find this information.

Step 1
Log in to your 1&1 Control Panel and select the relevant package.
Step 2
Click the MySQL Administration link from the Hosting > Database panel.

MySQL Administration
MySQL Administration

Step 3
Optional: Click the Edit button for the database which needs its password reset. Database set up page
Database set up page
Step 4
Optional: On this next page, you will be prompted to enter a new password into two text boxes to verify spelling of the password. You may optionally create or change the database's description such as "1and1help.co.uk" for your own reference. When you have completed filling out the necessary fields, click the Save button to update the changes. Database settings menu
Database settings menu
For additional information, you may want to reference: