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Knowledge Base:  Hosting - Site Management System Plesk 9.x:  Creating or Importing a Database
Details:
To create a new database on a hosting account:
1 Click the "Domains" shortcut in the navigation pane.
2 Click the required domain name in the list.
3 Click "Databases" In the "Applications and Services' group.
4 Click Add New Database.
5 Enter a name for the database.
We recommend that you choose a name that starts with a Latin alphabet symbol 
and comprises only alphanumeric and underscore symbols (up to 64 symbols).
6 Select the database type that you are going to use: MySQL or PostgreSQL. Click 
OK.
7 To set up database administrator's credentials, click Add New Database User.
8 Type a user name and a password that will be used for accessing the contents 
of the database.
9 Click OK.


To import an existing database:
1 Click the Domains shortcut in the navigation pane.
2 Click the required domain name in the list.
3 Click Databases.
4 Click Add New Database.
5 Enter a name for the database. We recommend that you choose a name that 
starts with a Latin alphabet symbol and comprises only alphanumeric and 
underscore symbols (up to 64 symbols).
6 Select the database type that you are going to use: MySQL or PostgreSQL. Click 
OK.
7 To set up database administrator°•s credentials, click Add New Database User.
8 Type a user name and a password that will be used for accessing the contents 
of the database. Click OK.
9 Click the DB WebAdmin icon in the Tools group. An interface to phpMyAdmin (or 
phpPgAdmin) database management tool will open in a separate browser 
window.
10 Click on the Query window icon in the left frame.
11 Click the Import files tab.
12 Select the text file that contains the data and click Go.
13 Click the Insert data from a text file link.
To manage your databases and their contents, use your favorite MySQL or 
PostgreSQL client or the web based database management tool accessible from 
Plesk control panel (Domains > domain name > Databases > Database name > 
WebAdmin).
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