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Create a New MySQL Database

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Follow the steps below to create a new MySQL Database to upload files to your webspace.

Step 1
Log in to your 1&1 Control Panel and select the relevant package.
Step 2
Click the MySQL Database button under My Products in the left side menu.
1&1 Control Panel
1&1 Control Panel
Step 3
Click the Create Database button at the top-right corner of the screen.
MySQL Database Overview
MySQL Database Overview
Step 4
You will be prompted to enter a Description of the new database. This is to assist you in differentiating one database from others and can be named whatever you like. The version of the database will also be displayed on this page. You will also need to choose a password.

Please take note of your password for the database as passwords are no longer displayed in the 1&1 Control Panel as a security precaution. If you forget your password in the future it can be reset but current password for databases is not displayed anywhere in the 1&1 Control Panel.

When you are finished, click Save.
Create Database Page
Create Database Page
Step 5
Your database is now being created, and the setup will be complete within a few minutes. You can see the status of the setup and all other information about your database in the MySQL Overview.
MySQL Database Details
MySQL Database Details
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