You will need the following in order to connect to your database:

  1. The database hostname/server. Sites on no servers have their databases on Sites on sh-b and sh-w servers use You can find the server your site is on by looking at the left hand side of your main myCP screen, under account ID and IP address.
  2. The database name, found by looking at the entry under “database” in the main MySQL Database screen in myCP.
  3. The database username, which is the same as the database name.
  4. The database password. If you forget the password you used to create the database, you can change it as specified here.