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I get incorrect root password when accessing a MySQL Cpanel feature.

Last modified: August 1, 2020
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The CPanel needs to know the MySQL root password. To do this you need to edit or create a file in /root called .my.cnf

The file should look something like this:

[client] user=root
pass=rootpassword

This will fix the error in the CPanel.

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