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Dropmysite – How to add MySQL database hosted on an OzHosting VPS

Please follow this guide if you have a VPS running Plesk Control Panel with OzHosting and you wish to add a MySQL database to the Dropmysite backup schedule.

1) Obtain database information

  1. Log into your Plesk Control Panel
  2. Select the Subscription
  3. Click on “Website & Domains”
  4. Click on “Databases”
  5. Click on the database listed that you wish to backup
  6. Record following details – Database name, Database username, Password

2) Dropmysite – Add Database

  1. Click on the Dropmysite tab
  2. Click on “Add Database”
  3. Select “MySQL” as Database Type
  4. Enter the details recorded in Step 1 in the required fields
  5. Click on Add Database

Note: Please use the “VPS IP Address” for the hostname and Port 3306.

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