How do I log into my Purdue MySQL account?


Instructions for logging into Purdue-affiliated MySQL accounts.


There are two ways to log into your MySQL account. You can use client software or command prompt, or by using a web browser.

Client software or command prompt

1. Using an SSH client such as SecureFX or SecureCRT, or the ssh command, log in to

2. At the prompt, type: mysql -h -p

3. At the 'Enter password:' prompt, type the password for your MySQL account (this will not be your regular career account password).

Web Browser


Other mySQL resources may be found at


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