How to Rename MySQL Database through cPanel

This article explains how to rename MySQL database through cPanel. MySQL is a popular open-source relational database management system (RDBMS) that uses Structured Query Language (SQL) for managing data. It is widely used in web applications as a back-end database, powering many of the popular websites and web applications.

MySQL supports a wide range of platforms including Linux, Windows, and macOS, and can be used with many programming languages such as PHP, Java, and Python.

To rename a MySQL database via cPanel, you can follow these steps:

  1. Login to your cPanel account.
  2. Navigate to the “Databases” section and click on “MySQL Databases”.
  3. Scroll down to the “Current Databases” section and find the database you want to rename.
  4. Click on the “Rename” button under the “Action” column.
  5. Enter the new name for the database in the “New name” field and click on the “Proceed” button.
  6. The page will reload and the name will be changed.

Note: Renaming a database can cause issues with any applications or websites that are connected to it. Make sure to update any configuration files or settings that reference the database with the new name. It is advised to back up your database before making any changes.

We hope you enjoyed reading it! For assistance, contact our eukhost support staff.