Existing database disappears from Plesk and cannot be re-created: Database with such name already exists

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2016-11-16 12:58:53 UTC

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2017-04-24 12:01:23 UTC

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Existing database disappears from Plesk and cannot be re-created: Database with such name already exists

Applicable to:

  • Plesk 12.5 for Linux

Symptoms

Existing database disappears from Plesk upon creating a new database with the same name differing only by letters' case.

It is not possible to create database with the same name again with error:

 Database with such name already exists

Cause

This is Plesk internal issue with ID #PPPM-4018 , which is planned to be fixed in future Plesk updates.

Workaround

Remove the database manually from MySQL server using DROP DATABASE command.

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