PhpMyAdmin allows you to import only 2 MB – 8 MB file by default. This was creating problems for me when I wanted to restore a WordPress database which was around 10 MB.
The solution is really simple just to go to the php.ini file and edit the arguments
usually in your
c:\xampp\php folder (if using xampp) or
C:\wamp\bin\apache\apache2.2.22\bin (if using wamp)
So in your php.ini change import the desired value for example 20 MB by searching for post_max_size, upload_max_filesize:
post_max_size = 20M
upload_max_filesize = 20M
Now try using the import function again and it will work for sure. Simple and easy 🙂
For more information visit the official site: http://www.phpmyadmin.net/
After the MySQL installation you may follow this instructions to set password
1. Start the mysql service
[root@host html]# service mysqld start
Initializing MySQL database: Installing MySQL system tables...
Filling help tables...
OKTo start mysqld at boot time you have to copy
support-files/mysql.server to the right place for your system
PLEASE REMEMBER TO SET A PASSWORD FOR THE MySQL root USER !
To do so, start the server, then issue the following commands:
/usr/bin/mysqladmin -u root password 'new-password'
/usr/bin/mysqladmin -u root -h qh.qubehost.com password 'new-password'
Alternatively you can run:
which will also give you the option of removing the test
databases and anonymous user created by default. This is
strongly recommended for production servers.
See the manual for more instructions.
You can start the MySQL daemon with:
cd /usr ; /usr/bin/mysqld_safe &
You can test the MySQL daemon with mysql-test-run.pl
cd /usr/mysql-test ; perl mysql-test-run.pl
Please report any problems with the /usr/bin/mysqlbug script!
[ OK ]
Starting mysqld: [ OK ]
2. Run the following script and set your root password here
[root@qh html]# /usr/bin/mysql_secure_installationNOTE: RUNNING ALL PARTS OF THIS SCRIPT IS RECOMMENDED FOR ALL MySQL
SERVERS IN PRODUCTION USE! PLEASE READ EACH STEP CAREFULLY!In order to log into MySQL to secure it, we'll need the current
password for the root user. If you've just installed MySQL, and
you haven't set the root password yet, the password will be blank,
so you should just press enter here.Enter current password for root (enter for none):
OK, successfully used password, moving on...
Setting the root password ensures that nobody can log into the MySQL
root user without the proper authorisation.
Set root password? [Y/n] y
Re-enter new password:
Password updated successfully!
Reloading privilege tables..
By default, a MySQL installation has an anonymous user, allowing anyone
to log into MySQL without having to have a user account created for
them. This is intended only for testing, and to make the installation
go a bit smoother. You should remove them before moving into a
Remove anonymous users? [Y/n] y
Normally, root should only be allowed to connect from 'localhost'. This
ensures that someone cannot guess at the root password from the network.
Disallow root login remotely? [Y/n] y
By default, MySQL comes with a database named 'test' that anyone can
access. This is also intended only for testing, and should be removed
before moving into a production environment.
Remove test database and access to it? [Y/n] y
- Dropping test database...
- Removing privileges on test database...
Reloading the privilege tables will ensure that all changes made so far
will take effect immediately.
Reload privilege tables now? [Y/n] y
All done! If you've completed all of the above steps, your MySQL
installation should now be secure.
Thanks for using MySQL!
3. Now you may login to server with your password
[root@host html]# mysql -u root -p
Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or g.
Your MySQL connection id is 553
Server version: 5.5.41-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 (Ubuntu)Copyright (c) 2000, 2014, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation and/or its
affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective
owners.Type 'help;' or 'h' for help. Type 'c' to clear the current input statement.