Manage Amazon RDS with phpMyAdmin via EasyEngine

This article explains the configuration for  phpMyAdmin installed via EasyEngine for AWS RDS  instance.


  1. Amazon RDS instance setup and configure with proper security group.
  2. EasyEngine installed server.

Install MySQL client

apt-get update
apt-get install mysql-client

Configure Mysql Credentials

Your mysql credentials file should look like following to use your Amazon RDS  with EasyEngine.

vim /etc/mysql/conf.d/my.cnf


Change permissions of file  /etc/mysql/conf.d/my.cnfto 600 .  So that only user with sudo privileges can access your database.

sudo chmod 600 /etc/mysql/conf.d/my.cnf

Install phpMyAdmin

Install phpMyAdmin via EasyEngine command.

ee stack install --pma

Above command will install and configure phpMyAdmin for Amazon RDS instance.

You can see phpMyAdmin at