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28 December 2011 at 10:06pm
Hi. I can't get past the first install page. I have ftp-ed SS to the root of my domain, created a MySQL Database and User using Cpanel and am stonewalled by this error: "I can't create new databases and the database 'flyingne_ss01' doesn't exist. Please create the database manually."
I have attached a screenshot of the cPanel MySQL page so you can see that the database really is there and not misspelled.
Am I missing something obvious?
Any help greatly appreciated.
28 December 2011 at 10:11pm
I have a phpinfo() file at flyingmonkey.net.au/info.php
PHP = 5.2.17
MySQL = 5.0.92
Do I need to change permissions somewhere? Change the install.php file?
28 December 2011 at 10:58pm
You don't need to change the install.php file. A database connection consists of user, pass, db and server - can you check this all works by using something like http://www.heidisql.com/download.php on your local host. and then if it doesn't contact the support department for your host to get it working.
If you can connect but still see the error then I am stumped.
28 December 2011 at 11:21pm
Thank you Swaiba. Please excuse my ignorance, ... to use heidisql do I need to download and install Wine on my Linux server first?
28 December 2011 at 11:27pm
Thanks again Swaiba. I went back to cPanel and realised I had missed a step in assigning the username to the db. All good now!
29 December 2011 at 12:01am Last edited: 29 December 2011 12:02am
to use heidisql do I need to download and install Wine on my Linux server first?
oooppsss my bad I still assume ppl are windows based - even though it is largely a mac and unix community!
All good now!
Great - happy silverstriping!
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