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How to Give MySQL Remote Permission in cPanel?

In this article, we will discuss a very useful feature. The ability to enable remote access to your MySQL databases is one of the most useful features of cPanel.

This is significant because some third-party applications or web developers may require access to your database from their server or local computer. You must add their IP addresses to a whitelist in order for them to do this securely. Additional privileges may be required to make additional changes to the databases. In this case, contact your hosting provider and explain exactly what you require.

Steps to Give MySQL Remote Permission in cPanel

To give remote MySQL permission in cPanel you have to follow the given steps :

1. Log in to cPanel.

2. Under the database bar click on the “Remote MySQL” option.

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3. The next page will be open in which you have to add the hostname or IP address and give access to the remote MySQL database. Click on “Add Host”.

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When you give MySQL remote permission in cPanel, it can be a useful feature for accessing your databases from external sources. However, it should be done with caution to prevent any security issues. In this blog, we have outlined the step-by-step process of giving MySQL remote permission in cPanel. It involves creating a remote MySQL user and granting access to that user. If you are still left with some doubts, you can always drop a mail to us, our support team will resolve all your issues. For reading more such informative blogs, you can always visit our blog We have covered almost all server related topics there. Read them now! 


Q1. How do I use MySQL in cPanel?

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1. To begin, log into cPanel and navigate to the Databases section, then click on the MySQL Databases menu:
2. Once there, navigate to the Create New Database section and enter the name of the future database before clicking the Create Database button:
The database has been created and is ready for use.

Q2. In cPanel, how do I update the MySQL database?

Log in to cPanel and select the “MySQL Databases” icon to update your MySQL version. On the next page, click the “Change” link under the “Current Version” heading. Choose the most recent stable version of MySQL from the drop-down menu and press the “Update Version” button.