NAS server · phpMyAdmin disabled · Tips & Tricks

phpmyadmin synology the service is disabled now

If after installing the new DSM 5.1 from Synology, you try to log in phpMyAdmin and find yourself with a page telling  you that the service has been disabled, follow this steps:


Log in your synology and click on “Package Center”:


on the installed packages look for the phpMyAdmin app. The service might be stopped, if it is not, stop it:


And restart it again by clicking on the “Action” drop-down:


And it should work again. Enjoy!


5 thoughts on “phpmyadmin synology the service is disabled now

  1. I am sorry to say that your recommended method doesn’t work on my NAS (DS211j). Even after complete new installation of the actual DSM phpmyadmin is still disabled.
    It is frustrating.



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