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Direct Admin end-user series

15. Managing MySQL databases with PHPMyAdmin

This demo assumes you've already logged in to Direct Admin

Now let's learn how to use PHPMyAdmin to manage MySQL databases

1) Click the MySQL Management link

2) Click the phpMyAdmin link

3) Enter your system username and password

4) Then click OK

This is the PHPMyAdmin main screen

5) From this drop-down menu, let's choose a database to manage

There are currently no tables in this database, as indicated here

6) Click the SQL link

You can run SQL queries here, but we're not going to do that now.....

7) Click the Import link

8) Then click Browse so we can search for a database to upload

9) Let's upload table1.sql from our local computer

10) To complete the upload, click Go

We've successfully uploaded the table called table1.sql to the test.sql database

11) Click the table1 link

On this page you can see all the details of table1 within the database test.sql

Now let's learn how to save the table1 table to our personal computer

12) Click the Export link

13) Select the Save as file check box

14) Then click Go

15) Click Save

16) Click Save

17) Click Yes to re-write the old table1.sql file

18) Click Close

We've just saved table1 to our computer

If at any time you need help with using PHPMyAdmin or MySQL, click on one of these help links

19) Click the Exit button

We've successfully signed out of PHPMyAdmin

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to use PHPMyAdmin to manually manage a MySQL database

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