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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 link from the Hosting panel.
Click MySQL
Click MySQL

Step 3
Optional: Click the Edit button for the database which needs its password reset. MySQL set up page
MySQL 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 "joomla database" for your own reference. When you have completed filling out the necessary fields, click the Save button to update the changes. Database Settings page
Database Settings page
For additional information, you may want to reference: