How do I access phpMyAdmin on Plesk?

Follow these steps to enable direct access to the phpMyAdmin login page:

  1. Log into Plesk;
  2. Install the Panel.ini Editor extension.
  3. Go to Extensions > My Extensions > Panel.ini Editor > Editor tab add the following lines in the Content section > then Click Save: [databaseManagement]
  4. The phpMyAdmin login page will appear.

How do I enable MySQL in Plesk?

Adding External Database Servers to Plesk

  1. Set up an external database server: Install MySQL, PostgreSQL, or Microsoft SQL software.
  2. Log in to Plesk.
  3. Go to Tools & Settings > Database Servers, and click Add Database Server.
  4. Specify the properties of the database server:
  5. Click OK.

Does Plesk support MySQL?

Plesk for Linux supports MySQL and PostgreSQL database servers. Plesk uses MySQL and PostgreSQL packages from the repository of your operating system. The exception is MySQL 5.5, which is packaged with Plesk and supported on a limited number of operating systems. MySQL is installed during Plesk installation.

How do I access my Plesk database remotely?


  1. Go to Plesk > Subscriptions > > Databases > User Management > example_db_user;
  2. Make sure that Access control is set to Allow remote connections from any host or to Allow remote connections from:
  3. Connect to a Plesk server via SSH/RDP and open the MySQL configuration file in any text editor.

How do I make MySQL accessible remotely?

How to Allow Remote Connections to MySQL

  1. Step 1: Edit MySQL Config File.
  2. Step 2: Set up Firewall to Allow Remote MySQL Connection. Option 1: UFW (Uncomplicated Firewall) Option 2: FirewallD. Option 3: Open Port 3306 with iptables.
  3. Step 3: Connect to Remote MySQL Server.

What version of MySQL do I have Plesk?

  1. Step 1 – login to Plesk. Login to Plesk as an administrator.
  2. Step 2 – Click “Tools & Settings” Open up the Tools & Settings screen from your Plesk panel.
  3. Step 3 – Click “Server Components”
  4. 1 thought on “Find out Apache, MySQL, PHP (etc) versions via Plesk”

How do I fix MySQL error Access denied for user root localhost?

Use the ALTER USER command and change the authentication method to log into MySQL as root: ALTER USER ‘root’@’localhost’ IDENTIFIED WITH mysql_native_password BY ‘insert_password’; This command changes the password for the user root and sets the authentication method to mysql_native_password.