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External phpMyAdmin connection to CPanel phpMyAdmin

Discussion in 'Database Discussion' started by jtaylor69, Mar 29, 2013.

  1. jtaylor69

    jtaylor69 Registered

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    Hi all

    Just wondering if you can allow a web installation of phpMyAdmin to connect to the databases held within the CPanel phpMyAdmin.
    I'd like to access the databases without having to login as a CPanel user.

    Hope you understand what I mean

    OS is CentOS running CPanel release 11.36.0

    Jordan.
     
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    quietFinn Well-Known Member

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    You should be able to connect to the mySQL database from outside of the server.

    1st you go to cPanel-> Databases-> Remote MySQL and add address of the external server.

    2nd you make sure that the incoming tcp port 3306 is open in your firewall.
     
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    Infopro cPanel Sr. Product Evangelist
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    Yes, you can install phpMyAdmin on an account and access it like accessing any other webpage. Be sure to password protect it of course.
     
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