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The size of MySQL databases is displayed as 0MB in cPanel

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Upon logging into cPanel, you may occasionally encounter MySQL databases that contain tables and details but still display a size of 0MB.


Steps to resolve this issue from the command line:

1) SSH into the server.

2) In the cPanel configuration file, modify the value of disk_usage_include_sqldbs from 0 to 1.

# vi /var/cpanel/cpanel.config


3) Execute the following script to update the database cache.

# /scripts/update_db_cache


 Steps to fix the database size issue from WHM:

1) Login to WHM.

2) Go to ‘Server Configuration’ and select ‘Tweak Settings’.

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3) Under the ‘SQL’ section, locate the option ‘Include databases in disk usage calculations’ and enable it.

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4) Save the changes by clicking the ‘Save’ button.

If you require further assistance, please reach out to our support department.

cPanel Reports MySQL Database Size as 0MB

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