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I believe a MySQL database name can be up to 64 characters. Why can we only use 16 in the shared database?

asked 31 Mar '12, 18:44

cboehner
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The reason is that we currently create MySQL database user names identical to the database names, and MySQL usernames are limited to 16 characters. Since we need the DB name to match the username, the limit carries over to that.

We hope to have a better way to deal with this in a future iteration of our control panel, but I can't provide an ETA for that.

Hope that helps!

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answered 31 Mar '12, 18:53

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