Database User

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After you have created your TNG database, you should create a database user for the TNG connection, so that you do not have to use your hosting service account Username and password for the TNG database connection.

Creating a database user provides an extra level of security.


The following example is using the Database Manager on ICDSoft hosting service.

  • Select the database
  • Enter the database username
  • Enter the password for the username
  • Confirm the password
  • Click the Add button
Create Database User

Once the new database user has been added, you can see that you now have a different username associated to the database besides your hosting service account username, which might be shown as the Master User for the created database.

List Database User

Related Links

The following provide additional security measures:

Controlling Site Access

Protecting Resources

Checking your site for Malware