Documentation -> Manuals -> Manual 1.8 -> Database Deployment
After installing your OpenSIPS, most likely you will need to also deploy a database that you could use for various reasons ( DB user authentication, persistent registrations, dialogs, etc ).
Go to the [Install_Path]/etc/opensips/ folder and open the opensipsctlrc file
There take care of the following lines :
In order to create the DBNAME database that you have provisioned above, run
When prompted by the opensipsdbctl tool, please enter your DBROOTUSER password.
If you want to create a different database other than the default DBNAME, you can call
[Install_Path]/sbin/opensipsdbctl create my_custom_db_name
The opensipsdbctl tool can also be used for things like taking backups, doing restores, and more. If you want to see the capabilities and help manual for the opensipsdbctl tool, you can run it with no parameters :