The Community Forums

Interact with an entire community of cPanel & WHM users!
  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

MySQL "Username must be alphanumeric characters."

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by jimhermann, Aug 24, 2011.

  1. jimhermann

    jimhermann Active Member

    Jan 20, 2008
    Likes Received:
    Trophy Points:
    cPanel Folks,

    When I try to create a MySQL Username with an underscore, I receive this error message: "Username must be alphanumeric characters."

    Fantastico also is having problems when it tries to create a username with the same name as the database: xxxxx_test

    The MySQL has a few existing usernames that contain underscores. The usernames appear to work correctly.

    Is this a new cPanel requirement?


    cPanel Version 11.30.2 (build 1)
    Theme x3
    Apache version 2.2.19
    PHP version 5.2.17
    MySQL version 5.0.92-community-log
    Architecture x86_64
    Operating system linux
    Database Prefixing is turned OFF
    #1 jimhermann, Aug 24, 2011
    Last edited: Aug 24, 2011

Share This Page