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Mysql installed but not being accessed (4 posts)

  1. mldkfa
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Alright so I have mysql installed with the usernames wordpress and wp with access to an empty database wordpress. Php is install. I am using windows xp pro with iss5.1 When I goto the install.php it says that it can't connect to mysql. I've checked to make sure that things can login with the mentioned usernames. Can anyone shed any light on this?

  2. "can't connect to mysql" would be related to the DB_Host value in wp-config.php. Double-check the DB_Host value. This may help: http://www.tamba2.org.uk/wordpress/xampp/

  3. mldkfa
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    It's not my host value I've used localhost, localhost:3306 mydomain.com, mydomain.com:3306 (mydomain = my real domain name)

  4. aferdina
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Have you tried 127.0.0.1:3306 ? That would be the same as local host. It's what I had to use on FreeBSD

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