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Viewing Your Database's Details

After creating your database, you can find its details, including its hostname, in your control panel.

To View Your Database's Details

  1. Log in to your Account Manager.
  2. Click Web Hosting.

Click one of the following, based on the type of hosting you have. You can tell this by the second word in your hosting's description beneath your hosting account's domain name, e.g. Deluxe Web correlates to Web/Classic (Hosting Control Panel).

Web/Classic (Hosting Control Panel)

  1. Next to the hosting account you want to use, click Launch.
  2. In the Databases section of the Hosting Control Panel, click MySQL or MSSQL depending on the database type for which you want the host name.
  3. From your list of databases, click Actions next to the database you want to use, and then click Details.

Your database's details displays including its username, host name, and a link to reset its password.

Linux (cPanel)

Click MySQL databases. Your Database names, as well as your Users display.

cPanel hosting accounts host databases on the same server; use the following to connect:

  • Applications on your website connect using localhost as the host name.
  • Remote database connections from your computer uses your hosting account's IP address as the host name (more info).

Windows (Plesk)

  1. Next to the hosting account you want to use, click Launch.
  2. Click Databases.

Your database's hostname displays in the Database server column.

Do not include the port following the IP address for your MySQL databases. For example, if your Database Server is 1.1.1.1:3306, use 1.1.1.1 as your database's hostname.

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