Database name

Asked by:
Nurul / 5 Points
Time:
2013-03-30 11:25 am EST
Category:
Registrations And Transfers
Hits:
298
Hi,
I see that your hosting doesn't allow me to make my own database name because it adds a prefix with each database name.

One of my client has sites running and looking for changing hosting. I was wondering whether I should suggest webhostinghub because the client doesn't want to change her database names. Is there a way that my client will keep her database names and transfer her hosting to webhostinghub? please let me know.

To ask this user for more information, please first login.

To submit an answer, please login.

ANSWERS

0

ScottM
Staff
12,852 Points
2013-04-01 10:27 am EST
Hello Nurul,

Although you can name your database anything you want, it is mandatory that it has a prefix of the cPanel username in front of it. It makes each database name unique so that another user cannot have the same database name as you. This is fairly standard across shared hosting providers due to how shared servers are set up.

Best Regards,
Scott M

To submit a comment on this answer, please first login.

Want to share this Question?

Related Articles

It looks like there are no related articles.
Would you like to ask a question about this page? If so, click the button below!

Help Center Search

Current Customers

Email: support@WebHostingHub.com Ticket: Submit a Support Ticket
Call: 877-595-4HUB (4482)
757-416-6627 (Intl.)
Chat: Click To Chat Now

Ask the Community

Get help with your questions from our community of like-minded hosting users and Web Hosting Hub Staff.

Not a Customer?

Get web hosting from a company that is here to help.