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Server error after setting password for MySQL

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Community Member, 2 Posts

7 April 2012 at 12:15am


After installing WAMP and SilverStripe I got a warning in phpMyAdmin that there was no password set for MySQL. When I figured out how to set these for the different hosts ( / localhost / ::1 localhost <--- what is this one by the way?) I went back into phpMyAdmin to see if all was well now. Alas access denied, had to change the file and set the password there too. This done I had access again to phpMyAdmin. Thinking everything was hunky-dory now I went back to SilverStripe CMS (localhost/silverstripe/admin) to work on my website, but no luck "Server error - Sorry, there was a problem with handling your request". Same for the website (localhost/silverstripe). I'm sure it has something to do with setting the MySQL password because before this I had no problems accessing SilverStripe CMS or the website. Tried to Google and search this forum but nothing yet.

Hope someone out here will hear my cry for help and come up with a solution for me. I am kind of a newb so keep it simple please :)



Forum Moderator, 5523 Posts

8 April 2012 at 5:27pm

If you changed the mysql password then you'll need to update that in SS as well in your mysite/_config.php


Community Member, 2 Posts

10 April 2012 at 7:37am

Thanx a lot, updating the _config.php file in mysite folder did the trick.