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Installing SilverStripe

Getting SilverStripe up and running on your computer and on your web server.

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CMS installation error


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3 August 2009 at 4:01am Community Member, 1 Post

I am a beginner trying to install silverstripe on windows vista, I am using web platform installer to install silverstripe but I got this message "Silverstripe CMS This product did not install successfully: The database 'silverstripe could not be created'. Web platform installer Log.

Can anyone give me some guidance?


29 September 2009 at 2:13am Community Member, 52 Posts

I got the same error! Were you able to solve the problem ?


30 September 2009 at 4:06pm (Last edited: 30 September 2009 4:07pm), Community Member, 283 Posts

Fix the error, of course! The DB user you are putting in doesn't have CREATE rights on your database. Use your favorite mysql admin to add those rights or something like this as an admin SQL user:

GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON yoursilverstripedbname.* TO 'yourdbusername'@'%' WITH GRANT OPTION;