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Database Name problem


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JonathanParker

Community Member, 37 Posts

3 March 2008 at 10:52am

I use a company called 'Heartinternet' for all of my hosting. I can create new databases however all new database names are prefixed with 'web32-'+ whatever name I choose. I created a databse called ss_mysite which was then given the name web32-my_site by my hosting company. When I try to enter this in the initial install page for 'SilverStripe' in the 'MySql Database' field the '-' is automatically removed hence I can go no further with the install.

Any help would be appreciated. (e-mail me if you want)

Jonathan Parker

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JonathanParker

Community Member, 37 Posts

3 March 2008 at 11:59pm

Hey guys! I would appreciate any type of response to my previous post. If it is an issue that can not be easily resolved then it will prevent me from using SilverStripe on my clients sites and as such I need to know how this issue is going to develop A.S.A.P. so that I can decide if I need to start evaluating other CMS systems.

Regards.

Jonathan.

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JonathanParker

Community Member, 37 Posts

4 March 2008 at 11:33pm

I am an experienced php/js programmer and don't mind if I have modify part of the framework code to resolve my problem with enetering a db name that contains '-' within its content. Not wanting to break anything within my install, if you could direct me to the input validation / regex etc or whatever piece of code that is removing the '-' from my db name entry attempts and I will willingly look at the problem myself.

Regards

Jonathan

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Fuzz10

Community Member, 787 Posts

5 March 2008 at 1:10am

Welcome to SS !

Did you search the forum ?

;-)

http://www.silverstripe.com/site-builders-forum/flat/18154

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JonathanParker

Community Member, 37 Posts

5 March 2008 at 1:44am

Thanks Fuzz10, it all looks good so I'll give it a try and let you know.

Regards.

Jonathan

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JonathanParker

Community Member, 37 Posts

6 March 2008 at 10:45am

I tried what Fuzz10 suggested and all is now working fine on my remote server installation.

Thanks again to all.

Jonathan