How to Use a Dedicated MySQL Server
The content of this article is for advanced users and expert sysadmins.
ServerPilot cannot offer support with using a dedicated MySQL server.
It is possible to use a dedicated MySQL server with ServerPilot; however,
ServerPilot will not automatically configure your server to work in this
To use a dedicated MySQL server, you would first need to follow
our tutorial to allow remote
access to your MySQL server from the main server's private IP address.
Then, you can manage this setup in one of two ways:
- You can manually create databases and database users on your
- If you connected your database server to ServerPilot, you can create
the databases through ServerPilot.
You will need to create at least one app first even though you will not
be running any apps on this server (databases created in ServerPilot
must belong to an app).
ServerPilot cannot offer support for making these changes or for any
troubleshooting issues related to them.
Last updated: August 25, 2017