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MySQL Databases

What Are Databases?#

"A database is an organized collection of structured information, or data, typically stored electronically in a computer system." - oracle.com


Adding MySQL Databases#

First, go to your game panel and on the left sidebar, select 'Databases'.

Click 'New Database' to create your first! In the first box, you assign the database a name. In the box below it, you can restrict MySQL connections. If you are unsure, it's recommended to leave it as % or put it as your server IP. In this tutorial, we will create a database. Pick a name and hit Create Database.

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Managing Databases#

Once you have created the database, it will appear in your list. In order to use it for plugins, simply copy the details it shows into the configuration files for the plugins. Using those credentials, lets give some examples.

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Importing MySQL Databases#

To import a database you first have to create a new database in your Bloom server, then click on the import button (the third one). Fill in the form with the database connection details from your old host. Keep in mind that database imports are limited to 5GB.

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Examples of how to configure a database in different plugins#

➤ Luckperms:#

storage-method: MySQL
# The following block defines the settings for remote database storage methods.## - You don't need to touch any of the settings here if you're using a local storage method!# - The connection detail options are shared between all remote storage types.data:
  # Define the address and port for the database.  # - The standard DB engine port is used by default  #   (MySQL: 3306, PostgreSQL: 5432, MongoDB: 27017)  # - Specify as "host:port" if differs  address: 168.119.0.38:3306
  # The name of the database to store LuckPerms data in.  # - This must be created already. Don't worry about this setting if you're using MongoDB.  database: s178_test
  # Credentials for the database.  username: u178_uIxN5UjEZy  password: '@CSyH7IV8r4TUnaA3A7lu^2T'

➤ LiteBans#

sql:  # H2, MySQL, MariaDB, and PostgreSQL are supported database drivers.  driver: MySQL
  ## MySQL/PostgreSQL settings ##  # If using H2, the database will be stored in the LiteBans plugin folder,  # and most of these settings won't apply.
  # Database server address.  address: 168.119.0.38:3306
  # Database name, username and password.  database: 's178_test'  username: 'u178_uIxN5UjEZy'  password: '@CSyH7IV8r4TUnaA3A7lu^2T'

➤ CoreProtect#

use-mysql: truetable-prefix: co_mysql-host: 168.119.0.38mysql-port: 3306mysql-database: s178_testmysql-username: u178_uIxN5UjEZymysql-password: @CSyH7IV8r4TUnaA3A7lu^2T

➤ Plan#

Database:    Type: MySQL    MySQL:        Host: 168.119.0.38        Port: 3306        User: u178_uIxN5UjEZy        Password: @CSyH7IV8r4TUnaA3A7lu^2T        Database: s178_test        # Launch options to append after mysql driver address        Launch_options: "?rewriteBatchedStatements=true&useSSL=false&serverTimezone=UTC"

➤ AdvancedBan#

# If set to false all bans will be saved locally in a HSQLDB-DatabaseUseMySQL: true
MySQL:  IP: 168.119.0.38  DB-Name: s178_test  Username: u178_uIxN5UjEZy  Password: @CSyH7IV8r4TUnaA3A7lu^2T  Port: 3306  Properties: 'verifyServerCertificate=false&useSSL=false&useUnicode=true&characterEncoding=utf8'