Servers and Services > MySQL

The MySQL database server is a popular database used on production servers. An installation of MySQL is installed on your computer by MAMP PRO. Your MAMP PRO MySQL database data is located in “C:\Users\Public\Documents\Appsolute\MAMPPRO\db". To connect to your MySQL database in MAMP PRO, you must use TCP/IP (network) connections.


  • Include MySQL Server in GroupStart
    Check this box to include MySQL server in GroupStart. If enabled, the MySQL server will be automatically started/stopped when the Servers button is pressed.

      • Version**
        The current MySQL version.

  • Change the password of the “root” user
    The main database administrator is called root. This user has full access to all databases. Therefore, you should change the password to one that only you know.

  • Administer MySQL with

    • phpMyAdmin is a web-based administration tool. It allows you to modify data and perform administrative tasks such as creating new databases.

  • Path to MySQL Log File
    Errors that occur during startup or execution of the MySQL server are stored in this log file.