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[resolved] Moved Host, Got Error (2 posts)

  1. ParkerK
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    So, I'm in the midst of changing hosts, I have copied all the files over from my old server into my new one. Both the new and old hosts use cPanel and I have also copied over my SQL database. Now, I get this:

    Can’t select database
    
    We were able to connect to the database server (which means your username and password is okay) but not able to select the MY_DATABASE database.
    
        * Are you sure it exists?
        * Does the user MY_USERNAME have permission to use the MY_DATABASE database?
        * On some systems the name of your database is prefixed with your username, so it would be like username_wordpress. Could that be the problem?

    I have a feeling that I incorrectly copied over the SQL database. The new database has a different name (I made it, then ran the text of the SQL in myPHPAdmin). Any tips?

    Edit:
    Oh yeah, the new host has a newer version of cPanel I believe. And I can't just import the SQL backup, as my current host already has some other databases as well.

    Edit2:
    Also, on the old host my wordpress was located at MYSITE.com
    but on the newsite its at MYSITE.com/DIRECTORY do I have to do through the SQL database and make the changes?

  2. ParkerK
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Nevermind, I got it up and running :-)

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