Article ID: 126363, created on Jul 28, 2015, last review on Jun 17, 2016

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk 12.5 for Linux
  • Plesk 12.0 for Linux


When try to open PhpMyAdmin for domain database, message "Access denied!" is shown:

Cannot connect: invalid settings



Database user password saved in Plesk and set in MySQL server mismatch.


It is needed to sync passwords. Reset the password for domain database user:

For Plesk 12:

Website & Domains > Databases > Select necessary database > Click on the database user > Change password

For Plesk 12.5:

Website & Domains > Databases > User Management > Select necessary user > Change password

Or run the following command from console:

#/usr/local/psa/bin/database --update-dbuser <user_name> -passwd <new_password> -server localhost:3306

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