How to Create a MySQL Database

After creating a MySQL account, you can create an empty database using the OIT self-service MySQL web site.

  1. Navigate to
  2. Select Login.
  3. Log in with a NetID and password.
  4. Select a database server from the dropdown menu or click on Find My Server to find out which server you should be using.
  5. Select Create a Database, under commands.
  6. Enter a database name (note, all databases are prefixed with your NetID)
    • Or click "Use my NetID" if you just want to use your NetID as a database name
  7. Highlight the hosts from the list that should be allowed to connect to this database.
  8. Select Create.


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