Is there a root user in MySQL on a Plesk server?
Yes. MySQL installed with Plesk has different
root users which are used for administrative tasks such as log rotation.
The main user for MySQL in Plesk is renamed to
admin and has access only to localhost.
On Plesk for Linux, the password of the user admin is encrypted and stored in
On Windows, the password is stored in Windows Registry. Plesk for Windows has two different MySQL instances with different admin users.