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Basic authorization

To manage your database use the phpMyAdmin tool located at http://YourDomain/phpmyadmin. There are two steps need to be completed by you to access the database – a basic auth and a phpMyAdmin login page:

  • The basic auth is an additional authorization level used for security reasons
  • The phpMyAdmin login page is the authorization form you need to complete to access your store’s database.

Basic auth credentials

Basic auth credentials can be generated via MyCloud functionality. To do it select the required project in the MyCloud Dashboard, click the Basic auth tab (1⃣), fill in the Username (2⃣) and the Project (name) (3⃣) fields and click Create (4⃣). Done, the basic auth credentials are generated and you will them to the email linked to your MyCloud account. The created Basic auth users are listed in the Users section (5⃣) where you can generate new password for a specific basic auth user or remove active users.

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PhpMyAdmin credentials

Access information for completing phpMyAdmin login page authorization step is stored in the special file on your server - /srv/project/PROJECT_NAME/.mysql.yml (filename starts with a dot). This file is accessible via SSH/SFTP.

Accessing a database

  1. Go to https://YourDomain/phpmyadmin.
  2. Enter the basic auth credentials in the appeared window. generate basicauth
  3. When the basic authorization is completed, the PhpMyAdmin login page will open. Enter the credentials from the /srv/project/[PROJECT_NAME]/.mysql.yml file to access your store's database. accessing phpmyadmin
  4. That’s it. You are ready to manage the database. database accessed

Need assistance?

If you have a problem, need assistance with tweaks or a free consultation, if you just want to discuss your project with experts and estimate the outcome, if you're looking for a solution that reinforces your online business, we will help. Let us know through MyCloud.

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