Limits for database name, database user name, password

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2016-11-16 12:40:11 UTC

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2017-08-08 13:44:39 UTC

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Limits for database name, database user name, password

Applicable to:

  • Plesk 12.0 for Linux

Question

What are the limits and allowed characters for Database name, Database user name and password when adding a new database at

Home > Subscriptions > example.com > Websites & Domains > Databases > Add New Database

Answer

Database name - up to 63 alphanumeric characters. Underscore and dash are also allowed. One needs to take into account this manual page

http://download1.parallels.com/Plesk/PP12/12.0/Doc/en-US/online/plesk-administrator-guide/index.htm?fileName=72875.htm

Database user - up to 16 alphanumeric characters. Underscore and dash are also allowed.

Password length and allowed characters depend on the server Security Policy set at

Home > Tools & Settings > Security Policy > Password strength

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