How to install MIDAS - Create a new MySQL Database via cPanelBefore you install MIDAS, you will need to create a blank MySQL database on your server. The following instructions describe how to setup a MySQL database using cPanel.
If your server doesn't run cPanel, and has different server/MySQL management software, you may need to refer to the documentation that comes with it.
Alternatively, you can manually setup a MySQL database via the command line.
Step 1: Login to your cPanelOnce logged into cPanel, select the "MySQL® Databases" icon:
Step 2: Create New DatabaseEnter a desired internal name for your MIDAS database:
NOTE: You will need the name of this database when installing MIDAS
Step 3: Add New UserOnce you've created a database, create a new MySQL user:
NOTE: You will need this username/password when installing MIDAS
Step 4: Add The User To The DatabaseOnce you've created a database and a MySQL user, you will need to associate the user with the database:
Step 5: Set Account PrivilegesFinally, you will need to specify the permissions for that your MySQL user will have on your database. MIDAS requires the following privileges:
ALTER, CREATE, DELETE, DROP, INSERT, SELECT, UPDATE
Once you've setup your MySQL database, you're ready to install MIDAS
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