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How do i get the root password for a managed database in my account?

I need the root password for my DO MySQL managed database?


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Hi @dbellRay,

the managed database servers do not come with SSH access as this is the point of the servers being managed, you just use them as MySQL servers and connect via MySQL only. This means you don’t have a root user or any other user with that much privileges.

You can follow the official step by step instructions on how to connect to the managed MySQL servers here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-connect-to-managed-database-ubuntu-18-04