How to change the root MySQL password in WHM

How to change the root MySQL password in WHM?

When cPanel/WHM is set up, your system MYSQL password is randomly generated. If you ever need it, you can change it to something you’ll know.

  1. Go to SQL services in the menu.
  2. Click MySQL Root Password.
  3. Enter and confirm the new password, or generate one.
  4. Let’s change the password length to 24.
  5. Then click Regenerate.
  6. And then Use Password. Take a note of the password and store it in a safe place.
  7. Click close. Finally, click Change Password. If you receive an error message, there is an alternative way to change the password. Click Reset Local MySQL Root Password. 

 

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