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Create a MySQL database management system


A database management system (DBMS) is a software package designed to define, manipulate, retrieve, and manage data in a database. For more information please refer to the article Create a database.

Perform the following steps to create a new MySQL DBMS server:

  1. Go to Main menuDatabase servers  Create server.
  2. Enter the Name.
  3. Select "MySQL" in the Type field.
  4. In the Action field, select one of the options:

    • Connect to existing server - connect to a MySQL DBMS already installed on a local or remote machine;
    • Install <server version> - installing an alternative version of the MySQL engine DBMS on your server.
    Installing an alternate DBMS is not supported for all virtualized types. Please see the instruction.
  5. Specify the DBMS administrator account in the Username field. The recommended user name is "root".
  6. Enter the user Password to access the DBMS. Use the upper and lower-case letters, digits, special symbols (such as @, ?, %) to set a strong password.
  7. Enter the Server IP address as a domain or ip address. For  a local one, use localhost or
  8. Enable the option Remote access to allow remote connections to the DBMS.
  9. Click Create.