If the permissions of the privileged account for an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance are abnormal, you can enter the password of the privileged account to reset the permissions. For example, you can reset the permissions if the permissions are accidentally revoked.


  1. Visit the RDS instance list, select a region above, and click the target instance ID.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Accounts.
  3. Find the Privileged Account and in the Actions column click Reset Permissions.
    Reset Permissions button
  4. Enter the new password of the privileged account, confirm the new password, and then click OK.