How to set password in WampServer
Setting password in WampServer is very important, so that you can limit the access to phpMyAdmin and also you need it to install your desired Website or Forum. In this article I am going to show you “How to set new password in WampServer? “. So now without any more discussion, I’ll start with the process of setting password in WampServer. Simply follow the steps given below.
How To Set Password in WampServer
Step 1: First left click on the green icon of WampServer in your Taskbar and select phpMyAdmin.
Step 2: After you click on the phpMyAdmin, the page of phpMyAdmin will open in your default web browser. On that page you can see the Privileges Tab. Click on that tab.
Step 3: Now click on the edit button of the last option with user root and host localhost.
Step 4: On the next page scroll down and look for the section change password. There you have to enter your desired password twice and click on Go.
After this you will get the confirmation message stating “The password for ‘root’@'localhost’ was changed successfully.”. Now you keep the page as it is and minimize the window.
Step 5: Now go to this directory C:\wamp\apps\phpmyadmin3.3.9 and open the file config.inc.
In this file you have to add the code $cfg['blowfish_secret'] = ”; just the line /* Servers configuration */
$i = 0;
Now you have to enter the password in the second last line as shown in the image below. This password should be the one you entered before. Change the auth_type to cookie and in the second line again you have to enter the password, but remember this password should be different from the below password.
Step 6: Now save the config.inc file and restart the WampServer. Again go to phpMyAdmin and you will notice that it will ask for the password. That’s it you have successfully added password for phpMyAdmin.
to check if the password has been set successfully. Right click on WampServer icon and go to phpMyAdmin. where you will be asked to enter the password which you have set. Well now you know How to set password in WampServer and you can do it easily i hope. If have any problem regarding the same then do feel free to ask in the comment box below.